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Thuneri
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Thuneri
Thuneri (India)
Coordinates: 11°41′0″N75°37′0″E / 11.68333°N 75.61667°E / 11.68333; 75.61667 Coordinates: 11°41′0″N75°37′0″E / 11.68333°N 75.61667°E / 11.68333; 75.61667
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Government
  BodyThuneri Grama Panchayath
Population
(2001)
  Total21,780
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English, Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
673505
Vehicle registration KL-18
Nearest cityNadapuram
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNadapuram

Thuneri is a village in Kozhikode district in the state of Kerala, India. [1]

Kozhikode district District in Kerala, India

Kozhikode District or Calicut district is a district of Kerala state, on the southwest coast of India. The city of Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is the district headquarters. The district is 38.25% urbanised.

Kerala State in southern India

Kerala is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea and Arabian Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

India Country in South Asia

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

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Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Thuneri had a population of 21780 with 10151 males and 11629 females. [1]

Census Acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses. The United Nations defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years. United Nations recommendations also cover census topics to be collected, official definitions, classifications and other useful information to co-ordinate international practice.

Educational Organizations

Eshwara Vilasam Upper Primary (EVUP) School is the main school near Thuneri. There are many lower primary and upper primary schools around Thuneri. It is situated near the KSEB office Thuneri.EVUP came to existence in 1939 by R Govinda Kurup and Ammalu Amma. The school is now managed by the third generation of the family. There are 13 Lower primary schools, two Upper primary and One Higher school belongs to Thuneri Panchayth.

Temples and mosques

Political Violence

DYFI worker C.K.Shibin, 19, was hacked to death on 22 January 2015, at Vellore, Thuneri, allegedly by IUML workers. Following the murder, Thuneri witnessed a series of riots and looting with more than 50 Muslim houses being attacked and properties worth crores of rupees destroyed allegedly by [CPM]and later the court released the offenders of C.K. Shibin due to lack of evidence, however the CPM workers killed brutally one of the offenders, ASLAM , 21, and nothing happened in the same place. [2]

Transportation

Thuneri village connects to other parts of India through Vatakara city on the west and Kuttiady town on the east. National highway No.66 passes through Vatakara and the northern stretch connects to Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. Frequent bus services are available to Thalassery, Vatakara and Thottilpalam through Kuttiady. The eastern Highway going through Kuttiady connects to Mananthavady, Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest airports are at Kannur and Kozhikode. The nearest railway station is at Vatakara.

Vatakara Municipality in Kerala, India

Vatakara also spelled Vadakara, is a coastal town in the Kozhikode district, state of Kerala, India. Spread over an area of 23.33 km2, the municipality of Vadakara is bordered by Mahe in the north, and Payyoli towards South. It is also the headquarters of Vatakara taluk, which consists of 22 panchayats. Historically, Vatakara has been known as Kadathanadu during the reign of Kolathiris and Zamorins, and later as part of North Malabar region of Malabar District in the state of Madras during British Raj. The historic Lokanarkavu temple, which is also famous through the Vadakkan Paatukal is situated in Vatakara.

Kuttiady City in Kerala, India

Kuttiady is a city in the northern part of Kozhikode district in North Malabar region Kerala state, India. It is 24 km from Vatakara.

Mangalore Corporation City in Karnataka, India

Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the chief port city and a major educational, commercial, healthcare, industrial centre of the Indian state of Karnataka & South India. It is located about 352 km (219 mi) west of the state capital, Bangalore, between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain range. It is the second major city in Karnataka state in all aspects after the capital city Bangalore. It is the second commercial & financial capital of Karnataka state in India. It is the only city in Karnataka to have all modes of transport — Air, Road, Rail and Sea along with 5 other major cities Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Vishakapatnam & Kochi in India. It is also known as the Gateway of Karnataka. It is the largest city in the Tulu Nadu & Malnad region of Karnataka. Mangalore is the second best business destination in Karnataka after Bangalore & 13th best in India. This coastal city was rated as the safest city in India by the Chicago Tribune in 2019. The population of the urban agglomeration was 623,841, according to the provisional results of the 2011 national census of India.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2008-12-10.
  2. http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/crime/160616/kozhikode-17-accused-in-shibin-murder-case-acquitted.html