Malappuram

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Malappuram district in Kerala

Malappuram is one of the northern districts of Kerala state, India. It was formed on June 16, 1969. Malappuram was part of old British Malabar before India's independence from the British rule.

The district has a rich cultural and political heritage. Malappuram is known for national movements such as Khilafat Movement and Malabar Rebellion, in which the common man struggled against feudalism and colonialism alike. Though there were occasional religious overtones associated with such movements, many historians acknowledge them as part of Indian Independence Struggle.

Places of importance

There are various places of touristic, ecological, religious and historic importance in the district, including:

  • Tunchan Parambu -- Birth place of Ezhuthachan
  • Canoli plot -- first teak planation
  • Nilambur -- Famous for teaks teak museum

External links

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