A particularly Vulnerable Tribal group of Wayanad. The District has more than 20 destinations. Ernakulam district was formed on 1 April 1958, carving out of parts of erstwhile Thrissur and Kottayam districts. Thirty two cases were registered for violating prohibitory orders, a police press release said.

Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 4.6%. The chief agricultural crops in the district are Coffee, tea, cocoa, pepper, plantain, vanilla, rice, coconut, cardamom, tea, ginger, etc.

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It’s a support for truth and fairness in journalism. On the basis of geography the state's districts are generally grouped into three parts :- The North Kerala districts of Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode ; the Central Kerala districts of Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam, Idukki, Malappuram, Kottayam and the South Kerala districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta. Thus, Wayanad fell into the hands of the British and with it came a new turn in the home of this area. [24][25] Raghava Varriar says that there were seven Jain centres in Wayanad viz. Here 'Established' means the year of establishment as a district of Kerala.

KOCHI: Actor Devan announced a new party in the Kerala politics. The dam is ideally placed in the foothills of Banasura hills, which got its name from 'Banasura', the son of King Mahabali, the famous ruler of Kerala. Pointing out that the proliferation of low-cost digital tools has paved way for an unprecedented access to social media, Mr. Vijayan said that the scenario had given rise to various consequences, including dissemination of defamatory content. It is believed that Manikyapuri was at the present day Manichira.

A gram panchayat, which consists of a group of villages, is administered by a village council headed by a Gram Panchayat President. Centre tells states to form committees for vaccine distribution; COVID-19 active cases under 6 lakh after 85 days, Centre highlights COVID-19 surge in Kerala, Delhi, Bengal as India tally crosses 80 lakh; Maharashtra extends lockdown, Centre to review COVID-19 sitaution in Delhi as cases spike; Rajasthan brings new bill to make masks mandatory. The Kozhikode–Kollegal National Highway 766 (formarly NH 212) passes through Wayanad district. Updated Date: The Tahsildar is assisted in each village by village officers and village assistants.

Hence 1 Nov 1956 will be considered as the day of formation of district in the state of Kerala, As per GO (MS) No.1026/82/(RD) dated 29.10.1982, Government of Kerala, "NIC Policy on format of e-mail Address: Appendix (2): Districts Abbreviations as per ISO 3166–2", Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology, https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_districts_in_Kerala&oldid=6791557, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. "As many as 8,474 persons who were under treatment in various hospitals have recovered.

We respect your privacy. In 1799, after the fall of Sultan, the British handed over Wayanad by the treaty of 1799 to the Raja of Mysore. [6] Wayanad has three municipal towns—Kalpetta, Mananthavady and Sulthan Bathery. The total population is 21375 (Male- 10625, female-10750)[31], Paniyan: Almost all of the districts in Kerala have the same name as the important town or city in the district, the exception being Idukki district, Wayanad district& Ernakulam district. According to the 2018 Statistics Report, Wayanad district had a population of 846,637,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Comoros. Adiyans are a matrilineal Tribal group, who were treated as bonded slave labourers by the landlords up to 1976. At least 1,439 cases were registered in the state for flouting covid protocol. The dam, located around 21 km away from Kalpetta is a tourist destination in Wayanad.

Iravi-Challamma (1108 CE) was the ruler of Bira-Bayalnad. A district is governed by a District Collector, who is an officer from Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of Kerala cadre and is appointed by the State Government of Kerala. [9] It is one of the two districts in Kerala currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[9].