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Vazhakkad is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°15′0″N 75°57′0″E / 11.25000°N 75.95000°E / 11.25000; 75.95000Coordinates: 11°15′0″N 75°57′0″E / 11.25000°N 75.95000°E / 11.25000; 75.95000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
 • Member of Parlement E. Ahamed
Population (2001)
 • Total 31,290
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-10
Nearest city Malappuram
Literacy 98 percent%
Lok Sabha constituency Malappuram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kondotty

Vazhakkad is a village located on the bank of River Chaliyar Eranad Thaluk, Malappuram district, state of Kerala, India.[1] East and some north part of Vazhakkad bordering with River Chaliyar, South Cheakode and Pulikkal Panchayaths and West Vazhayur Grama Panchayath.

Educational institutions[edit]

  • Darul Uloom Arabic College, Vazhakkad
  • IHRD Applied Science College, Vazhakkad
  • Technical Higher Secondary School, Vazhakkad
  • Govt. Higher Secondary School, Vazhakkad
  • MIAMUP School, cheruvathur,vazhakkad
  • GMUP School, Vazhakkad ( formerly known as GMLPS Karumarakkad )
  • GMUP School, Chaliyappram - Edavannappara
  • Karunya Bhavan Handicapped School, Vazhakkad
  • Koyappathodi Daarul Uloom English Medium Schools, Vazhakkad
  • Jalaliyya English Schools, Vazhakkad
  • BACE English School, Vazhakkad [1]
  • GMLP School, Mundumuzhi, Vazhakkad

GLPS vettathoor] Rasheediyya Arabic college edavannappara] CH memorial English medium school] Mina AMUP school,Cheruvayoor Darul Uloom Bed training college


  • Ashi Clinics - Edavannappara
  • Vazhakkad Health center
  • AL-NOOR Hospital, Vazhakkad
  • Govt. Veterinary Clinic, Mundumuzhi

Prominent Personals[edit]

  1. Mammad Kutty koyppathodi [2] Established the famous Arabic College Darul Ulum Vazhakkad. He was member in Madras Assembly 1n 1946.
  2. K A Rahman - Legend of the Chaliyar -,[2][3] K A Rahman died January 11, 1999, popularly known as Adhrayi or Adhrehyaka, was Founder leader of the Chaliyar Agitation. K A Rahman, president of Vazhakkad Grama Panchayat, - Winner of Bhoomi Mithra Award - was the rallying point of the Chaliyar agitators since the beginning. This movement is a success story of a people’s environmental movement in the state - perhaps the only one- for the fight against river pollution in this land of rivers continues in other parts of the state.
  3. E. T. Mohammed Basheer, E.T.B is now a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Ponnani constituency of Kerala and was the Education Minister in the UDF Government, headed by Oommen Chandy. Also he was State Education Minister during 1991-96. He was elected to Kerala Assembly in 1985 (by-election ), 1991, 1996 and 2001 but was defeated in 2006 Kerala Assembly General Election. Entered politics through M.S.F. later actively engaged in Trade Union field and became State Secretary of S.T.U., worked as President of various trade unions affiliated to STU.
  4. Elamaram Kareem, Former Minister of Industries, Kerala.
  5. T Arifali, Asst. Emir of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind.
  6. Kanniyath Ahmed Musliyar, former president of Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama and a great Islamic scholar, more than five lakhs people gathered for pray when ustad died 1993 at vazhakkad.
  7. Nasarudheen Elamaram, Vice President, SDPI Kerala


As of 2001 India census, Vazhakkad had a population of 31290 with 15502 males and 15788 females.[1]


External links[edit]

  1. Legend of the Chaliyar[3]
  2. Web Page [4]
  3. School [5]