Koduvally

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Nirmala School, Chamal
Koduvally
Town
Juma Masjidh, Chamal
Juma Masjidh, Chamal
Koduvally is located in Kerala
Koduvally
Koduvally
Koduvally is located in India
Koduvally
Koduvally
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°21′34″N 75°54′40″E / 11.359444°N 75.911111°E / 11.359444; 75.911111Coordinates: 11°21′34″N 75°54′40″E / 11.359444°N 75.911111°E / 11.359444; 75.911111
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Government
 • MLA KARAT ABDUL RAZAK
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673572
Vehicle registration KL 57
Website www.facebook.com/Koduvallyonline

Koduvally is a Municipality town in Kozhikode district.[1] Koduvally is known as the golden town in Kozhikode district. It is located on the Calicut-Wayanad National Highway 212 (NH 212) and is about 22 km northeast of Kozhikode (Calicut) city. It is an intermediate Panchayat consisting of a number of village Panchayat including Kattippara, Kizhakkoth, Koduvally, Koodaranji, Madavoor, Omassery, Puthuppady, Thamarassery, and Thiruvambady.[2] Koduvally also gives its name to the Koduvally River which flows west into the sea.[3]

History[edit]

The road between Koduvally and Kozhikode was improved in the early 1970s and the Koduvally Bridge was built.[4]

Koduvally Assembly Constituency[edit]

Koduvally Assembly constituency consists of the Panchayats Kizhakkoth, Koduvally, Madavoor, Narikkuni, Omassery, Kattippara, and Thamarassery.[5]

V. M Ummar Master of Indian Union Muslim League is the Member of Legislative Assembly. In the 2011 Assembly elections he defeated M Mehaboob of CPI(M) at a margin of 16000 votes.The present MP (member of parliament) E. Ahamed represented Koduvally constituency in 1977. C. Moyinkutty, C. Mammootty and P. T. A. Rahim also represented Koduvally Legislative Assembly.

History of Koduvally Assembly Constituency[6]

Year Winner Party Looser Party
2016 Karat Abdul Razak NSC MA Razak Master IUML
2011 V M Ummer Master IUML M.MEHABOOB CPIM
2006 ADV P.T.A RAHIM IND K. MURALEEDHARAN DIC
2001 C.MAMMUTTY IUML C. MOHASIN JD(S)
1996 C.MOYINKUTTY IUML C. MOHASIN JD
1991 P.V. MOHAMMED IUML C. MOHASIN JD
1987 P. M. ABOOBACKER IUML P. RAGHAVAN NAIR JNP
1982 P. V. MOHAMMED IUML P. RAGHAVAN NAIR JNP
1980 P. V. MOHAMMED IUML K. MOOSAKUTTY CPIM
1977 E. Ahamed IUML K. MOOSAKUTTY CPIM

Landmarks[edit]

Koduvally contains a mini stadium, a branch of State Bank of India, the Federal Bank, Canara bank, fore ATMs. a police station, Koduvally Muslim Orphanage,[7][8] the KMO Arts and Science College and the Phoenix Pain and Palliative Care Society.

The gold market[edit]

Koduvally has the reputation of having 100 jewelleries within a short space of one kilometer. This little town has the biggest market for ornaments in the whole state. Most of the gold arriving here come through the black market routes. [9]

Black Market[edit]

Koduvally is the black money capital of Kozhikode district. A large number of mafia related operations happen here on a daily basis. Recently two persons from Koduvally were arrested by the Kerala police for carrying unaccounted money of Rs.30 million. [10]

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A mini civil station, which was inaugurated on 2012 by Hon Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the presence of Hon Industries minister PK Kunhalikutty is situated at the heart of Koduvally.