puthoor omassery

Puthoor, Omassery

1.Puthoor is a major junction village in Omassery grama panchayath, Kozhikode district. The village is located on Kerala State Highway 68 between Omassery and Koduvally.

2. Puthoor is well connected by roads from four directions. Road to east direction is to Omassery, a major trade centre and gateway to western ghat of Kozhikode. Koduvally, a golden city of Malabar, is located the west side of Puthoor. Velimanna town is the north and famous Malayamma road starts from Puthoor.

3. Puthoor is a Muslim majority village and there is a substantial number of Hindu community there. It is a bastion of Indian Union Muslim League. CPI(M) and Congress has presence here. Majority of the muslims are Sunnis. Both EK and AP factions of Sunnis are active here.

4. Jaramkandi makham, a local Muslim pilgrimage centre, is two kilometers away.

5. Gulf money is the main source of income for the village. Coconut, arecanut and banana are the major crops cultivated here. Puthoor is a fast growing village where small retail outlets are being set up on both sides of the road.

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