Rahul Sharma

Anthoor

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Country  India
District  Kannur
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Literacy  93.4%
ISO 3166 code  ISO 3166-2:IN
State  Kerala
Taluka  Taliparamba
Area  28.44 km²
Population  36,290 (2011)
Anthoor
PIN  670331, 670562, 670563, 670564, 670567.

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Anthoor (Malayalam: ആന്തൂർ നഗരസഭ) is a Municipality in the Kannur district of North Malabar region in the Indian state of Kerala. Anthoor is located around 14 km from Kannur Corporation and it is adjacent with Taliparamba Municipality.

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Demographics

As of 2011 India Census, Anthoor had a population of 36290, with 17,154 males and 19,136 females.

Anthoor was a Panchayath consisting of two tiny villages viz. Morazha and Anthoor. In 1990, when Govt of Kerala announced new Municipalities, Anthoor Panchayat was merged with Taliparamba to form a new Municipality of Taliparamba. Later in 2015 the Govt separated Anthoor from Taliparamba and made it an independent Municipality. Anthoor is a Municipality by its population and density but remain with the characteristics of a beautiful village. Its tucked on NH-17, situated near Taliparamba in Kannur District of North Malabar region in Kerala.

Etymology

The name Anthoor means large village. Due to its large size, it was split into two i.e. Anthoor and Morazha. The hill of Anthoor has been mentioned in many Theyyam folk songs/Thottam Pattu (തോറ്റം പാട്ട്).

History

During Kolathiri rule, Anthoor was under them. Later, Tipu Sultan adjoined this area as part of Kingdom of Mysore. During British Raj this place was under Chirakkal Taluk of Malabar District in Madras Presidency. After formation of Kerala State this area was made as a Panchayat in Cannanore District. Later the Anthoor Panchayat was merged with Taliparambu Municipality upon later's formation. Presently Anthoor is an independent Municipality of Kannur District of Kerala State.

The Anthoor Municipality has formulated as per the Go(Rt) no 148/2015 LSGD order dated 30/04/2015 .

Culture and geography

  • Almost 1/2 of its geographical border is surrounded by two rivers i.e. Valapattanam Puzha and Kuttikkol Puzha. There are very beautiful scenic spots in the banks of these rivers. The backwaters at Vellikkeel is a fabulous tourist spot and is a notified Eco-Tourism Area.
  • Anthoor Municipality shares borders with Taliparamba and Kurumathur to the north, Kalliasseri and Aroli south, Kannapuram to the west, Mayyil, Kolacherry and Narath to the east.
  • Famous Institutions in Anthoor

    The popular Institutions as well as significant Areas of Anthoor Municipality (ആന്തൂർ നഗരസഭ) are:

  • Parassinikkadavu
  • Muthappan Temple
  • Institute of Co-operative Management
  • Vismaya Infotainment Park
  • Snake Park
  • Parrasianikkadavu Ayurveda Medical College
  • Mangattuparambu
  • Doordarshan Station
  • Kannur Engineering College
  • Dharmashala
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Keltron Nagar
  • KELTRON, Kannur
  • KAP 4 Battalion, Kannur
  • Kerala Clays and Ceramic Products Limited
  • Kannur University Main Campus
  • Vellikkeel Eco Tourism Park
  • Punnakkulangara
  • Administration

  • District: Kannur
  • Taluk/Tehsil: Taliparamba
  • Block: Taliparamba
  • Assembly constituency: Taliparamba
  • Police Station: Taliparamba
  • Post Offices & PIN :
  • 1. Anchampeedika-670331,
  • 2. Morazha-670331,
  • 3. Kanool-670562,
  • 4. Kuttikkol-670562,
  • 5. Parassinikkadavu-670563,
  • 6. Nanicheri-670564,
  • 7. Kannur University Main Campus-670567,
  • 8. Keltron Nagar-670567
  • Telephone Exchange: Mangattuparambu (0497)
  • Municipal Office Contact : 2780555
  • Nearest Railway Stations: Kannapuram
  • Educational organizations

  • Govt College Of Engineering
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology
  • Institute of Co-operative Management
  • MVR ayuverda medical college and hospital
  • Kannur University College
  • Morazha Arts and Science College
  • Parassinikkadavu Higher Scondary School
  • Central School Mangattuparamba
  • Morazha Higher Secondary School
  • Ozhacrome School
  • Major industries

    The major industries are:

  • Fibre Foam
  • Plywood
  • KINFRA Mangattuparamba
  • KSIDC Mangattuparamba
  • Handweave
  • Vegetables and milk marketing
  • Paddy Fields of Morazha and Kanool
  • Politics

    Anthoor is always 100% CPIM Supporting Area. Many of the Councillors are elected unopposed.

    Transportation

    The national highway passes through Dharmashala junction. Mangalore and Mumbai can be accessed on the northern side and Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram can be accessed on the southern side. The road to the east connects to Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest railway stations are Kannapuram and Kannur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut.

    Municipal Wards

  • VELLIKKEEL - 1
  • MORAZHA -2
  • KANOOL - 3
  • MUNDAPRAM - 4
  • MAYILAADU - 5
  • BAKKALAM - 6
  • PEELERY - 7
  • AYYANKOVIL - 9
  • KADAMBERY - 9
  • KOLMOTTA - 10
  • NANICHERY - 11
  • KODALLUR - 12
  • MAMBALA - 13
  • PARASSINI - 14
  • KOVVAL -15
  • ANTHOOR - 16
  • THALIYIL - 17
  • PODIKKUND - 18
  • THALIVAYAL - 19
  • DHARMASHALA - 20
  • PUNNAKULANGARA - 21
  • KUTTIPRAM - 22
  • C H NAGAR - 23
  • OZHACROM - 24
  • ANCHAMPEEDIKA - 25
  • VENIYIL - 26
  • PALIYATHVALAPPU - 27
  • PANNERI - 28.
  • References

    Anthoor Wikipedia


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