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Balussery
Town
Balussery is located in Kerala
Balussery
Balussery
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°27′N 75°50′E / 11.45°N 75.83°E / 11.45; 75.83Coordinates: 11°27′N 75°50′E / 11.45°N 75.83°E / 11.45; 75.83
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 212,592
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673612
Telephone code 91 496
Vehicle registration KL-11,KL-56,KL-57,
Website http://www.balusseri.com

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

Geography and Climate[edit]

Balussery is located at 11°27′N 75°50′E / 11.45°N 75.83°E / 11.45; 75.83.[1] It has an average elevation of 42 m (138 ft). Average temperature varing from 30 to 36 degree Celsius in the summer and as much as 24 degree Celsius in the rainy season

Overview[edit]

Balussery block has an area of 278.54 km2. There are Eight Grama Panchayats in the Block, namely Atholi, Balussery, Koorachundu, Kottur, Naduvannur, Panangad, Ulliyeri and Unnikulam. The total population is 212592; Males – 105962 and females – 106631.

The government offices are situated in the heart of the town. Branches of major banks and a government sub treasury functions here.Kerala State Electricity Board has a 33 KV substation (at Manjappalam),a division office/subdivision and a section office here.

Other Offices :- Employment exchange at Balussery Mukku, Kerala Police Circle office, PWD office, Kerala State Electricity Board offices, Sub Registrar Office, Educational Department Office, six co-operative banks, State Bank of Travancore, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank, Punjab National Bank and Federal Bank

Regular bus services are available to Kozhikode, Thamarassery, Koyilandy, Koorachundu, Koottalida and Perambra. Mini buses connect the hinter land to Balussery Town. KSRTC operates services to the hilly regions of Balussery, like Mankayam, Koorachundu, Kakkayam, Kallanode, Cheekkilode and vayalada.

Education[edit]

PT Usha School of Athletics functions here at Vattoli Bazaar. Saraswathy Vidya Mandir is situated 2 km away from Balussery. There are three government higher secondary schools located in Balussery. Govt. Vocational Higher Secondary School and GHSS girls high school are near to the town and kokkallur HSS is just 1 km away from town. A central government institute is there named Adarsha Sanskrita Vidya Peetham, located in Vaikundam .

State Government Offices[edit]

  • Balussery, Sub Registrar Office.

Politics[edit]

Balusseri assembly constituency is part of Kozhikode (Lok Sabha constituency).[2] In the first decade of Indian independence Balussery supported the Indian National Congress party, but support since then has shifted to the Left Democratic Front Balussery keeps its secular face always. former Kerala state minister A C Shanmukhadas won here 25 years continuously as MLA. Its a red support area in its politics.

Places of interest[edit]

There is a temple in this place called Balussery Kotta - Vettakkorumakan Temple (just 2 km from bus stand ). The Manjapuzha River flows by the side of the temple. There are a number of small temples such as Ponnaramtheru Maha Ganapathy Temple, Chamundeswary Temple, Vaikundam Vishnu Temple, Chinthramangalam SreeKrishna Temple, Ellath Mookambika Temple & Narasimha Kshethram Nirmaloor. Thekkedathu Nagathan Kavu exist here. Kakkayam Dam site, power station, Vayalida hill station are also in the proximity.

Kinaloor Estate (Cochin Malabar Estates) : its a picturesque valley with mountain on one side and rubber plantation on the other side. There is a vast plain in the middle of the plantation and the mountain which is the area for the Proposed site for KSIDC (SEZ) industrial area

The Usha sports school is located at Kinaloor estate, Vattoli Bazaar. The school is located here at Kinaloor estate, Vattoli Bazaar around 5 km from Balussery.

Kakkayam power station and Dam site : Power house is around 19 KM from Balussery and dam site is around 35KM.

Grama Panchayats[edit]

Atholi, Balussery, Panangad, Koorachundu, Kottur, Naduvannur, Kayanna, UIliyeri, Unnikulam

Transport[edit]

The nearest railway station is Koyilandy, 17 km away. Calicut railway station is 25 km away. The state highway connecting Koyilandy and Nilambur passes through Balussery. Nearest airport is Karippur (Calicut) 40 km away.

Touring Agencies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Balussheri
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies". Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 30 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 

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The Hindu
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:42:07 -0800

Former Finance Minister Thomas Isaac will inaugurate the Samrudhi project at Kayanna on November 21 at a function, which will be presided over by Balussery MLA Purushan Kadalundi. District panchayat president Kanathil Jameela will inaugurate the ...
 
The Hindu
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:52:30 -0800

Pandalayani and Balussery came second and third for collecting Rs.35,69,595 and Rs.25,10,110 respectively. Thalakulathoor grama panchayat came first among grama panchayats by mobilising Rs.10,51,755, the officials said. The Kidney Patients Welfare ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:33:45 -0800

... as substance abuse, violence, communalism and underdevelopment. The Yatra covered the rural regions and mofussil towns including Balussery, and Vadakara in the district on Monday. Receptions will also be accorded to the Yatra at Koyilandy, Kakkodi, ...
 
The Hindu
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:54:41 -0800

The politics of Congress MPs in the district obviously might be different from that of the one practiced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But when it comes to development initiatives, both M.K. Raghavan and Mullappally Ramachandran, representing ...
 
Times of India
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:36:00 -0800

As part of the government policy to start colleges in all assembly constituencies, the cabinet decided to sanction 5 acres of KSIDC land at Kinaloor for a government college at Balussery. Other decisions include sanction of Rs 1 crore for a water ...
 
The New Indian Express
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:33:45 -0800

Earlier, Balussery Yuva Morcha mandalam general secretary Babeesh and North constituency president T Nivedh had been arrested by the police. The state Yuva Morcha general secretary was on a train journey to the state capital when he was picked up by ...
 
The Hindu
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:37:30 -0700

Around 1,000 people in the Koyilandy, Balussery, and Perambra Assembly constituencies took rabies vaccination in the past one-and-a-half years after they were bitten by rabid dogs, foxes, and mongooses. Even cattle that were bitten by these animals ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16:44:06 -0800

KOZHIKODE: The Vellayil Police on Sunday arrested one more person in the case related to the ransacking of DownTown restaurant in the city alleging immoral activities. Officials said Yuva Morcha Balussery Mandalam general secretary Babeesh, 30, ...
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