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Elankur, Manjeri

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Country  India
District  Malappuram
Population  17,507 (2001)
State  Kerala
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration  KL-
Elankur, Manjeri

Elankur is a village in Malappuram district in the state of Kerala, India near manjeri.Most of the people in this village are farmers.


Map of Elankur, Kerala


As of 2001 India census, Elankur had a population of 17507 with 8521 males and 8986 females.


Elankur 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.


Elankur village connects to other parts of India through Manjeri town. National highway No.66 passes through Parappanangadi and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. National Highway No.966 connects to Palakkad and Coimbatore. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode. The nearest major railway station is at Tirur.


Elankur, Manjeri Wikipedia

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