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Thuruthyad is a small village in Balussery panchayath. It is about 6 km away from Balussery town. Thuruthyad ALP school was the first school here. It was founded before India's independence. A special school for mentally retarded people is working here.

Balussery Town in Kerala, India

Balussery, also spelt as Balusseri, Balisseri or Balussheri) is a small but developing town area located in Kozhikode district in Kerala state, south India.

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