Pookkottur

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Pookkottur
village
1921 War Memorial Gate Pookkottur
1921 War Memorial Gate Pookkottur
Pookkottur is located in Kerala
Pookkottur
Pookkottur
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°6′0″N 76°3′0″E / 11.10000°N 76.05000°E / 11.10000; 76.05000Coordinates: 11°6′0″N 76°3′0″E / 11.10000°N 76.05000°E / 11.10000; 76.05000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Malappuram
Lok Sabha constituency Malappuram
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)

Pookkottur is a village in Eranad taluk, and a suburb of Malappuram, Kerala, India. It is on National Highway 213, and there is a state road from the town to Manjeri.

It was the centre of the Malabar Rebellion of 1921 that shook the British administration in the erstwhile Malabar district of Madras Province.

Malabar Karshikotsavam & Krishi Mela (from 18th to 30 May 2013) was an initiative by Mr. P.A. Salam by collaborating Kerala Agricultural University, Youth Clubs & Pookkottur Grama Panchayath to transform Pookkottur as a model Sustainable Green Village of Kerala.

Important Landmarks[edit]

  • Pookkotur Juma Masjidh
  • 1921 War Memorial: Tombs of 460 Mappilas who were killed in battle during the Mappila revolt against Britain in 1921 at Pookkottur
  • "Pookkotur gate". The Pookkottur war memorial gate is dedicated to those killed in the Pookkottur battle. Along with these monuments, abandoned

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