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Anamangad

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Country  India
District  Malappuram
Gram panchayat  Aliparamba
Population  14,236 (2001)
State  Kerala
Block Panchayat  Perinthalmanna
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
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Anamangad (ആനമങ്ങാട്) is a village in Malappuram district in the state of Kerala, India.

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Map of Anamangad, Kerala

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Anamangad had a population of 14,236 with 6,906 males and 7,330 females.

Culture

Anamangad village is a predominantly Muslim populated area. Hindus exist in comparatively smaller numbers. So the culture of the locality is based upon Muslim traditions. Duff Muttu, Kolkali and Aravanamuttu are common folk arts of this locality. There are many libraries attached to mosques giving a rich source of Islamic studies. Most of the books are written in Arabi-Malayalam which is a version of the Malayalam language written in Arabic script. People gather in mosques for the evening prayer and continue to sit there after the prayers discussing social and cultural issues. Business and family issues are also sorted out during these evening meetings. The Hindu minority of this area keeps their rich traditions by celebrating various festivals in their temples. Hindu rituals are done here with a regular devotion like other parts of Kerala.

Transportation

Anamangad village connects to other parts of India through Perinthalmanna town. State Highway 53 passes through Anamangad which connects Cherpulassery and Perinthalmanna. National Highway 66 passes through Tirur and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. National Highway 966 passing through Perinthalmanna connects Kozhikkode and Palakkad. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode which is 50 KM from anamangad. The nearest railway station is at Cherukara railway station and Angadipuram.

References

Anamangad Wikipedia


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