Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of Punjab, holidays at Kumarakom Lake Resort

The Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal spent two nights on holiday at the award-winning Kumarakom Lake Resort with his daughter and son-in-law. The heritage-rich Kumarakom Lake Resort was particularly chosen because of Parkash Singh Badal's desire to experience a destination unique to Kerala and for the solitude the resort proffered, allowing him to relax and unwind at the serene backwaters of Kumarakom.

He and his daughter and son-in-law resided at the exclusive and luxurious Presidential Suites set on the banks of the Vembanad lake and bedecked with elaborate traditional, authentic mural arts and exquisite antiques.

The Chief Minister took a walk across the lawns of the resort every morning and enjoyed his meals at the Ettukettu, multi-cuisine restaurant. He tried the local Kerala cuisine and especially relished the Naadan Kozhi curry (chicken curry) with Kerala's famed appams and Kerala porottas. In the evenings he and his family would relax at the lawns and have local tea and coffee with popular Kerala snacks at the resort's tea shop, Thattukada.

Taking a special interest in Kerala's heritage and architecture, he had been greatly impressed by the centuries old mansion in which the Ettukettu restaurant is housed. The Chief Minister also enjoyed a relaxing Ayurveda massage at the resorts Ayurveda center, the Ayurmana and later commented that he had one of the most relaxing holidays ever in the outwardly ambience of Kumarakom Lake Resort.

Through his stay he expressed great interest in Kerala's agriculture and fisheries.Wishing to see a different feature of Kerala, the Chief Minister visited Munnar on his way from Kumarakom and before returning home.

Honoured as India's Leading Resort several times by the renowned World Travel Awards, and recently awarded as India's Best Hotel in the 5 Star Category, Kumarakom Lake Resort, ensures that your stay is a remarkable one.