Manaloor

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Manaloor
town
Organic farming is popular in Manaloor
Organic farming is popular in Manaloor
Coordinates: 10°29′45″N 76°6′0″E / 10.49583°N 76.10000°E / 10.49583; 76.10000Coordinates: 10°29′45″N 76°6′0″E / 10.49583°N 76.10000°E / 10.49583; 76.10000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,130
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-

Manaloor is a small village in Thrissur district of Kerala state, south India. It is one of the constituencies in Thrissur district.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Manalur had a population of 17130 with 8237 males and 8893 females.[1]

Ezhava families dominate the village. Some of the important families are Kurudiyara Family,Thuruthiyil Family, Kaniyamparambil Family, Karayil Family,chirayath family(viswakarma)etc. There are a few Nair families of which one of the famous Tharavaddu is Kadavanoor House.

The erstwhile old temples which still exist are the Ayyappan kavu and the Siva Kshetram.

Politics[edit]

Manalur assembly constituency is part of Trichur (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Organic Farming[edit]

Manaloor is famous for organic farming. When the Indian prime minister visited Manaloor in 2016, food for 3,000 strong audience was prepared in Manaloor using organic farming techniques. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-12-10. |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-10-19.
  3. ^ http://www.mathrubhumi.com/print-edition/india/article-malayalam-news-1.1273550

Personages[edit]

Colonel Sreeghanlal.P. Raman, First Senior Indian Army officer and Pilot from the area, belongs to Manalur panchayat. He commanded 94 Charwa Regiment during Operations Meghdoot , Rakshak and Vijay; also created history in highest battle field in the world, by psycho-conditioning the Regiment to engage on multiple fronts and battle field of minus 40* C.