S. M. Street
The S.K. Pottekkatt statue facing S.M. Street in Kozhikode
|Length||1.3 mi (2.1 km)|
|Location||Kozhikode, Kerala, India|
|Known for||Halva, Textile, Sweets|
The history of SM Street dates back to time of the Zamorin when the ruler invited Gujarati sweetmeat makers to set up shop in the city and accommodated their shops just outside the palace walls.
About the Name
From sweets to spices, clothes to electronics, or hand looms to textiles the shops at SM street offers everything which caters to your needs. Local handicrafts namely carvings made out of rosewood and buffalo horns, coir products such as floor mats, doormats, brushes, mattresses, and the snake boat toys, are the most popular ones.
Renovation of SM Street
In May 2017, As part of Phase 1 S.M. Street beatification project an amount of 3.64 was allocated. As part of renovation overhead power supply lines was removed and lamp posts was placed across the sides of street.. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan formally opened the renovated S.M. Street in Kozhikode on Saturday, 23 December 2017.
In popular culture
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