Pullancheri, Manjeri

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Alungal Dam
Alungal Dam
Pullancheri is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°5′0″N 76°9′0″E / 11.08333°N 76.15000°E / 11.08333; 76.15000Coordinates: 11°5′0″N 76°9′0″E / 11.08333°N 76.15000°E / 11.08333; 76.15000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 676122
Telephone code 0483
Vehicle registration KL-10
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)

Pullancheri is a location at Manjeri of Kerala state of India, with hills and one river named Kadalundy River. Pullancheri is situated 5 kilometres away from Manjeri. This area is the 27th Ward of Manjeri Municipality. This place is situated at the east of Manjeri town. East side of Pullancheri is Nellikkuth and Pandikkad. South is Anakkayam and north is Payyanad. Pullancheri is 5 km far from Manjeri town. The direct way to Pullanchei is through Manjeri - Vayparappadi - Kunnathambalam (Kunnathu Temple) - Elamparamba - Vettecode - Alungal - Pallippadi - Eranikkal - Pullancheri. There is another way to reach Pullancheri. It is through Anakkayam. This way requires travelling 2 km more than the other way. It is Manjeri - Vayapparappadi - Muttippalam - Anakkayam - Pulliyilangadi - Kalathingalppadi - Eranikkal - Pullancheri.


  • 11°5'46"N 76°8'50"E.

This place is located in east of Manjeri municipality.

Main locations[edit]


Vettecode is a place which is situated at the highest part of Manjeri town. The Pullancheri Post Office is situated at Vettecode. There is a religious college and masjid of Thableegh Jamaa'ath situated here.


Alungal is a place situated in the middle of a hill. It is on the way from Vettecode to Pullancheri. There is a small dam built for the purpose of irrigation here. There is a stone metal crusher unit here.


Eranikkal is a junction where the road deviated to Anakkayam and Nellikkuth.


This is the centre of Pullancheri. The place is also known as 'Naniyangadi' as a person do business here whose nickname is Nani.


This a very rural area of Pullancheri.


The main occupation of the people is agriculture. The main crop is rice, but as the price of rice decreased and the cost of production increased, people have no interest in growing rice. They leave the farms empty, there is no crop in the farm during the rains. The threat of flood from the Kadalundi River also encourage them to do so. There was a heavy flood in the year 2007 which was the biggest one within 40 years. They grow vegetables during summer. As the farm is near the Kadalundi River, the water is absorbed soon during summer. This forces the farmers to pump water from the river. Lack of workers and increased wages discourages farmers from farming.

After agriculture, another occupation of the people is sales. Many people work as salesmen in the nearest Manjeri town.

Only a few people work as government employees.


Most of the people are not well educated. There are only a few people graduated. Most of the people are of high school education.

Educational institutions[edit]

There are many educational institutions situated in Pullancheri area.

AMLP School, Pullancheri[edit]

First of all A.M.L.P. School is situated here in Pullancheri. This is the primary educational institution of the natives.

Nusrathul Islam Madrasa, Pullancheri[edit]

This is a religious educational institution for Muslim community of Pullancheri. This madrasa is affiliated to the Samastha Kerala Islam Matha Vidyabhyasa Board(SKIMVB), as its authorisation number 1216. This is a secondary madrasa.

G.U.P. School, Vettecode[edit]

Other primary educational institution is G.L.P. School, Vettecode.

Noble Public School, Vettecode[edit]

Noble Public School. Manjeri is a CBSE Higher Secondary school, run indirectly by the Indian Islahi Center, UAE, established in 1996 with Dr. K Abdurahiman as the chairman. In 2008, Dr Abdurahiman was replaced by Prof. PN Abdurahiman as the school's chairman and Dr. Younus as the Academic coordinator of the school, with Dr K Abdurahiman going on to found the Ace Charitable Trust (ACT) and the Ace Public School. Noble School has classes from kindergarten to higher-secondary - the kindergarten classes are organized in Montessori model, while the rest of the course follows the CBSE curriculum.

Chinmaya Vidyalaya[edit]

Chinmaya Vidyalaya is situated in Vettecode area. This institution is run by Chinmaya Mission as a part of Chinmaya Vidyalayas run by it.

Jamia Salafiyya Higher Secondary School[edit]

Jamia Salafiyya Residential Higher Secondary School is an institution for women. This is run by Jamia Salafiyya, Pulikkal, Kondotty.


Most of the people of Pullancheri are Muslims. There is a juma masjid and 5 srambis under this masjid to worship. There is no temple or church in this area. Population of Christians in this locality is very low.

Pullancheri Juma Masjid[edit]

This is the main centre of worship for the Muslims of Pullancheri. Panakkad Sayyid Hyderali Shihab Thangal has been elected as Qazee of Pullancheri Mahallu on 25 July 2008 due to the death of Panakkad Sayyid Umerali Shihab Thangal, (Chairman, Kerala Waqf Board). The Assistant Qazee is Mr. O.P. Musthafa Faizee of Oruvambram.

Kunnathu Temple[edit]

Actually this temple is on the way to Pullancheri but in Manjeri. This is a famous temple in Manjeri.


The major political parties in Pullancheri are Indian Union Muslim League(IUML), Communist Party of India (Marxist)(CPM), Indian National Congress(INC) and Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP). Most of the people are activists of Indian Union Muslim League and the second is Communist Party.



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