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Manjeri is a town and a municipality in Malappuram district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the commercial capital of Malappuram District and is 28 km from Calicut International Airport and 50 km from Kozhikode railway station.


Manjeri is the one of the keralas biggest Municipality . Manjeri Municipality is a Local Self Government Institution with a jurisdiction of 3 villages, Manjeri, Payyanad and Narukara. It is the trade hub of Malappuram district and also, its industrial capital . Most of the government institutions and many offices such as district court, district hospital, district medical office are located at Manjeri.Ali Musliyar Erikunnan who fought against the British rule was a native of Nellikkuth near Manjeri. The eastern side of Manjeri town is a hilly area. FM Station of All India Radio "College Kunnu", is a hill, where the N.S.S College is also situated. Towards the south lie Vettecode and Pullancheri. Prominent schools such as Chinmaya Vidyalaya ,Noble Public School are located at Vettecode. The famous Kunnath Temple is on the way to Vettecode. Pullancheri is a beautiful place with hills, lush scenery, dam and Kadalundy River. This river starts from the eastern border of Malappuram district called Karuvarakkundu and flows into the Arabian sea.

Manjeri Municipality came into existence on April 1 of 1978. MPM Ishaque kurikkal was the first chairman. In fact, he holds the record as the youngest person to be elected as a Municipal chairman in India. Manjeri is located 30 miles away from Kozhikode and is the headquarters of Ernad taluk and is a Grade-II Municipality. Manjeri was a stronghold of the rebels during the Malabar rebellion of 1921 and hosted the Malabar District Political conference in 1920. The leaders of the movement Erikunnan Ali Musaliar and Variamkunnath Kunjahammed Haji belonged to Nellikkunnam in Manjeri.

The Municipality covers an area of 53.06 km2 and is divided into 50 electoral wards. The municipality has a total population of 69,334 with a population density of 1306 per km2. The male population is 27,072 and the female population is 26,092. Manjeri is a grade-II Municipality and is a Midland region. Pulpetta, Thrikkalangode, Pandikkadu, Anakkayam and Pookattur Panchayaths are situated adjacent to Manjeri Municipality.

ManjeriManjeri is at a distance of 12 km from Malappuram. The new Municipal bus stand of Manjeri is located near the Pandikkad Road. There is no rail access to Manjeri; but it is well connected by road to Kozhikode, Nilambur, Tirur and Perinthalmanna and is well accessible by bus.

Composed of hill slopes, flatlands and fields, Manjeri has rice, coconut, rubber, arecunut, tubercrops, plantain, green vegetables and cashew as the main crops. The major component of the commercial and business sector in Manjeri consists of the motor transport sector, beedi industries and matches manufacturing units.

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Manjeri has five colleges namely the NSS College, Unity Women's College,HM college alukkal, the Eranadu Taluk Co-perative Arts College.There is a Vocational Higher Secondary School functioning in Manjeri. The public health service is comprehensively covered by the government and private sector. Besides the General Hospital, there are five sub centres, a TB centre ,a Taluk Ayurvedic hospital at Mullampara,an Ayurvedic dispensery at Nellikutthu and a Homoeopathic taluk hospital in the Municipality.In addition to these, there are other seven allopathic, eight ayurvedic and three homeopathic hospitals functioning in the private sector.

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shopping areas. malabar biggest mall city point ,vp mall,spenzar plaza , central bazar, moblile&gulf bazar in court road,

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