More Villages in Kasargod
Guide to more villages in Kasargod
More Villages in Kasaragod
Ajanoor is a small but historically important village located at 5 km from Kanhangad.
The nature has showered bountiful of beauty on the village.
Agrarian in nature and practice, the village has supplied many freedom fighters and literates. Famous poet Mahakavi Kunhiraman Nair and author-cum-freedom fighter Vidwan P Kelu Nair are the contributions of Ajanoor.
Ajanoor was the home of many political leaders and social reformers.
The famous Madiyankulam temple devoted to Bhadrakali is in the soil of this village. There is a peculiarity in this temple. The daily rituals are performed by two sects. The morning and evening rituals are done by a sect known as Maniyanis while the noon ritual is done by a Brahmin. The temple celebrates two festivals – one in Edavam (May/June) and another in Dhanu (December/January).
Two high schools housed here.
Hindus form majority followed by Muslims and Christians.
Koyonkara : This is a small but beautiful village located in Trikaripur Panchayat.
The green blanketed village accommodates all the three communities of Kerala. Hindus rank first. Muslims rank second and Christians third.
The village has facility only for lower primary level education. The upward education is facilitated by nearby places.
For social uplifting enough institutions exist.
Poomalakavu temple, Bhagawathi temple and Koormba Bhagwathi temple are the shrines of Hindus in the village. The Paatulsavam, Poorakali and Marathukali in Poomalakavu temple are crowd pulling events.
Manjeswaram: Manjeswarim is a small coastal village with population just over 9000. It is somewhat near to Mangalore in Karnataka, the distance being 21 km.
Manjeswaram is also called Pancha Bhasha Bhoomi, meaning the land of five languages.
The village is agrarian.
Different communities of Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh co-exist here peacefully.
The village has facilities for lower level education. Higher education is availed from nearby places.
Padne : The village is located in the south-west of the district.
Formerly in Karnataka, it became the part of Kerala following the formation of States on linguistic basis on 1st November 1956.
The village is predominantly Muslim populated.
Many from the village work or do petty business either in Mumbai or Bangalore. A good number works in Gulf States also.
Regular flow of income from the employed has hiked the living standard of the people. Palatial bungalows and villas spotted in many pockets.
Padne is quite advanced in basic amenities.
Dharmathadka: The village is located 30 km north-east of Kasargode town.
488 m high Posadigumpe hill is located in the village. The village with all around greenery is always filled with pollution-free oxygen. The hill top awards splendid view of Ariabian Sea, Mangalore and Kudremukh.
Ranipuram : Ranipuram is located in green blanketed and oxygen-rich high range in a distance of 48 km east of Kanhangad. The high range is 750 m elevated from sea level.
The place is very congenial to imbibe the beauty of nature and tonic in bountiful of pollution free oxygen.
Evidence of ancient settlement has unearthed here. Remnants of Theyyam, a ritualistic folk dance, were one of them.
In the present population a sizable number is of Marathis which too reinforce the theory of ancient settlement.
Until 1970, Ranipuram was known as Madathumala. The entire region was purchased by Catholic Diocese of Kottayam for settlement of their subjects in 1970. To evergreen the glorious memory of Virgin Mother the settlers re-christened the place to Ranipuram.
Ranipuram has massive Christian population.
Thalangara : Thalangara is a part of Kasargode town.
Thalangatra is better known for the Malik Dinar Jama Masjid and Malik Dinar Dargh housed here. Malik Dinar was the emissary of Prophet Mohammed to spread Islam in south-west coast of India which includes Kerala.
The hill topped [[Mosques_in_Kerala |mosque] is a veritable spot to view Arabian Sea and Kasargode town as it from the mid-sky.
Muslims have the lion’s share of population.
It is hard to find a family here from which at least one member is not employed in Gulf States. In contrast to the Gulf money thrived other regions of Kerala, Thalangara has displayed no craze for demolishing beautiful environment-friendly old structures and building imposing concrete monsters which ruin the environ.
Thalangara is a conglomeration of Mohallas (small localities). Each Mohalla has its own mosque and Madrasa (institution for religious teachings in Urudu).
Thalangara is proud of owning an old and big hospital named Malik Dinar Charitable Hospital established in 1970.
Chennamangallur: The village is located 30 km away from Kozhikode town. It is a developed village.
National Institute of Technology (NIT) is sheltered nearby within a distance of 6 km. IIM (Indian Institute of Management) is too located nearby. Both are institutions of excellence.
Chennamangallur has adequate facilities for education from lower level to upper level.
The village has supplied a number of accredited intellectuals and writers. In cultural zone it is a limelight.
Lion’s share of population is of Muslims.
Edacheri: The village located east of Vatakara is politically left leaning since long.
Here Hindus are in majority closely followed by Muslims. Christians count marginally only.
It is an agrarian village. Coconut, areca-nut and pepper are the major produces. Once, paddy was the major crop. When the paddy cultivation proved uneconomical majority of the cultivators switched on to other crops, giving paddy a back seat.
Migration of youths to Middle East countries and major cities in India, particularly Mumbai, for employment has brought economic growth to the village.
The village has educational facilities up to upper primary. For above UP education it depends mainly on Vatakara and neighbouring villages Purameri and Orkkatteri.
Hindus and Muslims have there own shrines. Kaliyamvelli Devi temple dedicated mainly to Saraswathi is a shrine of repute.
Kallayi: Kallayi is a small village on the banks of Chaliyar River.
The village has gained a formidable stature in the timber trade of India. 19th century and early part of 20th century saw Kallai bustling with timber trade activities in dozens of timber mills dotted along the banks of Chaliyar Puzha (river). The place was cheapest in the world for timber. The timber dumped in Kallayi was from Nilambur forests. The timber of Nilambur was and is superior in quality and unmatchable to the timber grown anywhere else. Minimal transportation cost from Nilambur to Kallyi positioned Kallayi traders to offer lowest bottom prices. The mode of transportation from Nilambur to Kallayi was through Chaliyar River. Few numbers of timbers as a whole get tied with rope as rapt which will always float in the water. Just two persons require towing it. The towing is required only for name sake as the flow in the river is from east to west. Nilambur is in east and Kallayi in west. In simple terms, the cost of transportation involved is just the wages of two persons.
Non-availability of timber from forests in required quantum following controls and restrictions on tree felling by the government the timber trade of Kallayi is facing a slow death to the remaining few. Many units already died.
The village has trade culture in its blood.
Kallayi is highly scenic.
The village is mainly Muslim populated.
Facilities for basic education exist.
Kavilumpara: The village located at north-east of the district and bordered Wayanad district is totally green blanketed – an eye feast altogether. It is a high range village.
The main vocation of the village is farming. The village is originator of couples of rivers. Kuttiadi Puzha (river) is one among them.
Kavilumpara shelters two high schools – AJJM High School and PT Chacko Memorial High School.
Hindus form majority in population. Next positioned is Christians. Muslims rank third.
The village has many environ-friendly pockets. Thottipalam, Kunduthode, Chappenthottam, Chathengottunada, Paikalangadi, Kayalvattam, Muttatheplavu, Vattippana, Poothampara, Nagampara, Cheethapadu, Karingadu, Chottakolli, Devargovil, Koodalil, Mulavattam, Anakulam, Pakramthalam, Moonamkai and Pattyad are these pockets.
Kuttiyadi: Kuttiyadi is a forests ridden village away from Kozhikode town.
Kuttiyadi hyped into fame with the commissioning of a Hydro Electric Power Station. Kuttiyadi Dam caters to the irrigation needs of a portion of Malabar region.
The forest region was under the ownership of Vengali family. The ownership was divested by the first Communist Government which came into power in Kerala in 1956.
A small area in the village has grown into a small town.
At the time of Chola dynasty rule the region was a military strategic pass.
Memunda: The village small in size is located 6 km away from Vatakara.
It is a pilgrim village where the famed Lokanarkavu Bhagawathi temple is situated. The temple celebrates two festivals every year – one in Vrischikam (November/December) and another in Meenam (March/April). Both the festivals are crowd pullers.
Memundamatham Shiva temple, Muthappan Kavu and Memunda mosque are the other shrines in the village.
Three rock-cut caves, many underground paths and hidden underground spots presumably created by ancient rulers as hideouts, can be noticed here.
The green-filled and oxy-filled village is eye soothing.
The vocation of the village is agriculture.
Two lower primary schools and a higher secondary school sheltered here.
Ramanattukara: The village is distanced 17 km from Kozhikode town. This bustling village is on fast development track to adorn the attire of a small town. The location of the village is very congenial to grow as a town.
It is on airport road (Kozhikode airport) and on the intersection of NH 17 and NH 213. By-pass to Kozhikode town begins here.
The village is agriculture oriented and a commercial center for the nearby places.
In the next town expansion of Kozhikode, Ramanattukara will fall under it. Even now high-rise buildings, shopping malls, stylish hotels and the like have already come up.
Feroke is the nearest railhead with a distance of only 5 km.