Blathur

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Blathur
ബ്ലാത്തൂര്‍
village
Blathur is located in Kerala
Blathur
Blathur
Location in Kerala

, India

Coordinates: 11°59′20″N 75°34′54″E / 11.98889°N 75.58167°E / 11.98889; 75.58167Coordinates: 11°59′20″N 75°34′54″E / 11.98889°N 75.58167°E / 11.98889; 75.58167
Country  India
State Kerala
Region Malabar
District Kannur
Talukas Thaliparamba Taluk,
Padiyur Kalliad Gram Panchayat
Area
 • Total 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,000
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 670593
Telephone code 04602
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN
Nearest city Irikkur
Literacy 96%
Lok Sabha constituency Kannur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mattannur
Distance from Kannur 37 kilometres (23 mi) WSW
Climate fine (Köppen)
Avg. annual temperature 30 °C (86 °F)
Avg. summer temperature 36 °C (97 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)
Website kannur.nic.in

Blathur is a village in Kannur, Kerala, India, located approximately 38 kilometres north-east of the district headquarters, Kannur. The nearest town, Irikkur, is estimated to be 7 kilometres from the village itself. Blathur is situated in the Padiyoor Grama Panchayat in Taliparamba Taluk, on the edge of an estimated 90 acre paddy field, and is 169 meters above sea level. The area is rich in laterite rocks, and the main industry is based on laterite stone mining and agriculture.

History[edit]

The protest against the Madras Special Police (Kavumbayi Struggle) took place in the village on December 30th, 1946.

Religious places[edit]

  • Moothedam Vettakkorumakan temple
  • Puthiya Bagavathikavu (Pothiyottam)
  • Thazhe Palliyath Kottam (Bhairavan Kottam)
  • Muthappan Matappura
  • Vishnu temple
  • Pothi Kottam
  • Kelampath Maanjhal Baghavathi temple
  • Pottan Kottam
  • Juma Masjid

Dignitaries[edit]

  • Ramesan Blathur is a Malayalam novelist and short story writer from Blathur who won several awards including the Atlas Kairali Award, Ankanam Noval Award, Abhudabi Sakthi Award, Katathanat Udayavarma Raja Award, and Prof. Joseph Mundassery Award for his novel Perum Aal (D. C. Books).[1]
  • Muhammed Blathur is the youth congress Kannur District president.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NATIONAL / KERALA : Mundassery award for 3 teachers". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-08-19.