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History of Palakkad
Palakkad, also known as Palghat, is a city located in the state of Kerala, around 350 kilometres north of Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital. The town is located in Palghat Gap, which is a depression in the Western Ghats and is adjoined to the state of Tamil Nadu. Palakkad is an important city of Kerala and every year a number of tourists come here to see landscapes and temples. The name is believed to have originated from the word Palai nilam, which means dry land. However, the commonly held belief is that, it originated from the fusion of Malayalam and Tamil words. ...