Chalakudy Emergency Numbers
Fire Station:-270 2000
Post Office:-270 2873
Excise :-270 8331
Circle Inspector:-270 1507
Office of DYSP:-282 5228
Govt. Hospital:-270 2372
Chalakudy is a municipality as well as an Assembly constitency . Chalakudy town lies on NH 47 ( National Highway) , moreover on the banks of Chalakudy river, It is situated Thrissur District of kerala state of India. It is the entrance of Athirapally and Vazhachal falls tourism .It is in the middle of Ernakulam ( Kochi) – the commercial capital of Kerala, Thrissur the cultural capital of Kerala, Guruvayur- the Temple city and Athirapally falls. Ernakulam/ Kochi is 45 Kms towars south, Cochin Intl Airport 22 Kms towards south 7 Thrissur 28 Kms towards north.
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Chalakudy - Nature lovers Paradise
Chalakudy is a municipality as well as an Assembly constitency . Chalakudy town is on the banks of Chalakudy river. It is situated Thrissur District of kerala state of India. It is the entrance of Athirapally and Vazhachal falls. Chalakudy city lies on NH47.It is in the middle of Ernakulam ( Kochi) – the commercial capital of Kerala, Thrissur the cultural capital of Kerala, Guruvayur- the Temple city and Athirapally falls
It is believed that the. name "Chalakudy" is derived from the word Shalakudy, meaning a place where sacrifices are largely made. According to the Hindu religious scholars and local legends, Many "rishis" (including Saptarshis) used to come r here as it was considered as a sacred land and did settlement for conducting sacrifices and hoisted flag next to it to identify the spot, this gave the name "yagashalakody". And evolved to Shalakudy , and layer to Chalakudy, ,
Historical Importance of Chalakudy
During Tipu’s attack on Travancore kIngdom, Chalakudy was southeren army base for attacking others
Population – 48,371 with a density of 1917 per km squre ( as per 2001 census)
Female – 51%
Literacy rate- 85%
– formed in 1970. It covers an area of 25.23 Squre Kms. And is divided into 37 electoral wards.
Chalakudy assembly constituency consists of Chalakudy Muncipality, panchayaths of Melore, Kadukutty, Kuratty, Kodassery, Pariyaram, And Athirapally
Now it is part of Chalakudy Chalakudi (Lok Sabha constituency).
UDF is the ruling Chalakudy Muncipality & Now Mr Pailappan is the Municipal Chairman of Chalakudy.
Chalakudy – the paradise of Kerala, is a municipality as well as a taluk in Thrissur district of Kerala state, India. Chalakudy town is the capital. Chalakudy is an Assembley constituency as well as parliamentary constituency too.Chalakudy is rightly situated on the sides of Nh47 and at the banks of Chalakudy river. Chalakudy is the gateway of Athirapally tourism as well as the base camp for all those native and foreign tourists who are proceeding to Athirapally and Vazhachal tourism, Malkkappara and Valparai Tourism on western ghats. Chalakuddy river is regarded as one of the highest fish diversities of the Kerala state
Chalakudy has Historical Importance too.Chalakudy was the base of operations of Tipu Sulthan , the ruler of Mysore, during his warriors attack on the Travancore lines. It went under the Kingdom of Kochi and then by English
The places of attraction in Chalakudy are Divine Retreat Centre, Potta, Vazhachal Falls, Athirappilly Water Falls, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary,Sholayar Dam, Kannanpuzha Temple, Holly Land Replica in st marys Church, West Chalakudy and Pisharikkal Bhagavathtei Temple. Chalakudy is blessed with refreshing weather and scenic beauty. Chalakudy offers The best connectivity to Guests. It is well is well connected by Railways and National Highway- NH47 In fact it is an upcoming tourist destination
Weather and Best Time to Visit
Chalakudy can be visited at any time throughout the year. Athirapally is always busy with native and foreign tourists. It is normally advised to visit in Winter & summer season. But it is not true. Athirapally & Vazhachal has to visit in Monsoon season. Athirapally falls stands with mighty gesture. Plenty of water in monsoon season.
Are you looking for a Tourist destination that you can enjoy all year long ?Go on to Chalakudy- Athirapally- Malakkappara Ecotourism
Chalakudy is the paradise of Kerala.
the Hill Station, the Wildlife, the water falls, the Backwaters of mala and the Azhicode Munakkal Beach
.... . all merged in one.......Around the 4 directions of Chalakudy
Places of intrest around Chalakudy