1. Kalanthodu is a small township in Chathamangalam panchayath in Kozhikode district, Kerala. It is located on Kozhikode Mukkam road. Town is 22 km away from Kozhikode city. Kattangal and Kalanthodu has now emerged as a single town and also a major commercial centre due to heavy investment by Non Resident Indians in the real estate sector. The town has many residential and housing buildings for rent.

2. This town is part of Kattangal town where major educational institutions like NIT Calicut and MVR Cancer center are located.

3. Kalanthodu has a high standard of living due the remittances from middle east countries. Several people from Kalanthodu work in different Persian gulf countries. The town is part of major educational hub of Kozhikode district.

Kalanthodu town

4. Kalanthodu is famous for its Thangal family, descendants of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Many muslims from adjacent locations visit and seek advices and prayers. Previously there were many people who used to visit Thangals frequently and also had “Nercha” or annual gatherings in this city. Kalanthodu Nercha was a famous muslim religious festival of this area.

psk thangal Kalanthodu
PSK Thangal

5. It is a Muslim majority village and there is a substantial amount of Hindu community here. IUML is the major political party in this area and frequently elects its members to local Panchayath and Block bodies. CPI(M) and Indian National Congress has presence here. There are more than

6. Kalanthodu is situated between two educational centers of Manassery where KMCT Group of Institutions, and Kattangal where NIT Calicut. Thousands of students are staying in both centres. MES Raja school and KMCT Engineering college is inside the town.

kmct engineering college Kalanthodu
KMCT Engineering college

7. It is fast growing town due to its proximity to major educational institutions. New shopping centers and residential complexes are booming in the town.

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