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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
 • 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.


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.


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]


  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.
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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.