Pandikkad Police Station

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483- 2783222 sipdkdmpm.pol@kerala.gov.in
Jurisdiction Boundary of Pandikkad Police Station

The Police Station started functioning as per. GO No. 3304/1898 Home dtd 20.08.1898. Pandikkad Police Station is situated in Re.survey No.208/7 Pandikkad Village comprising of 1.5 acres . Police Station is located on the Eastern side of Malappuram Disrict.

The Govt of Kerala, as per notification,published as GO(Rt) No. 3060/89/Home dtd 26.06.1989 declared building No PKD 18/362 of Pandikkad Village Ernad Taluk as Pandikkad Police Station with effect from 26.06.1989 and the said police station is presently functioning in the said building At present the police station, the Office of Inspector of Police are functioning in the same compound . This Station consists of 6. Amsoms with an area of 68 Squire Miles. The six amshams are 1. Pandikkad, 2. Chembrasssery, 3. Elamkur, 4. Vettikksattiry 5. Pandallure and Nenmini in Valluvangad Taluk. ( On 29.4.1970 as per DO 203/1970-MM, Elamkur village was shifted to Manjeri Police Station jurisdiction, Nemmini village was shifted to Melattur Police Station vide Notification No H (C ) 3-101558/58/HD.dtd.6.5.1959 conveyed inG1-2396/59).

(8) 1.4.1898. Kodassery in Chembrassery. One Tharassery Unniyan and other 5 attacked Marat Nambudiry on his way back from bath. Nambudiry was seriously wounded and 4 of his Nair servants were slightly injured. Unniyan was wounded in the fight and he was arrested and there by a Nair servant. The Nambudiry died, The gang took shelter in a Temple in Payyanad on the arrival of the Police. They surrendered at the exhortation of the Pookkoya Thangal of Malappuram. Valluvangad Thangal near Pandikkad also rendered valuable help. All the 6 were transported for life,. Nechiyan Kammad, Cholakkal Alavi, and Valorangal Ahammedkutty were deported. Neelembra Kunhiyan was allowed to leave India for Mecca.

(9). 07.2.1919: A gang of 8 Mappilas of Anakkayam and Pandallur headed by Parapurath Valiya Chekku Haji, an ex KD, murdered 5 persons who attended a feast in Payyappilly Illam at Mankada- Pallipuram amsham, A temple was burnt. The gang moved on to Pandaloor were they murdered two more and set fire to several houses and a temple. They moved on to Nenmini, picking up a recruit and took stand in a farm house belonging to Kaylot Varrier. They were surrounded the same evening and 8 were shot dead and one caught alive, though wounded. He also died on 9.2.1919. The cause was said to be an old standing quarrel between the leader and Kattakkottil Mana Namboodiry, who fortunately escaped.

But the rebellion of 1921 was not solely due to the fanaticisms of the Mappilas but mainly due to the Khilafath and non co operative movements set at work in these district by the Malabar District Conference held at Manjeri on the 28th of April 1920. Since then Khilafath meetings were held all over Manjeri and the so called leaders such as MP Narayana Menon, U Gopala Menon, K. Madahavan Nair, Katlassery Mohammed Musliar began to make speeches encouraging the ignorant and illiterate Mappilas to die for freedom and to defy the authorities.

Kattlassery Mohammed Musliar of Puzhakkattiri visited Pandikkad to enlist members for the movement. Aakkaparamban Moosan, Pulappara Kunhammad Haji and Pookkunnimmal Ali Haji co-operated with the Musliar.The Musliar was made the President, Kunhammed Haji, the Secretary, and Ali Haji the Treasurer. Many Mappilas were enlisted as members and volunteers were also enrolled. Money was collected from them. The Musliar and MP Narayana Menon visited these areas thrice. Subsequently on a Friday they held a meting at Pandikkad mosque and Narayana Menon was admitted to the mosque. The Musliar and his co worker made speeches instigating the audience to end their lives for the freedom of the country. This was shortly before the out break.

News of the Tirurangadi rising on 20.8.1921 reached Pandikkad the very next day and false rumours were also spread that the sacred Mambram mosque was demolished by troops.

The rebel king V. Kunhahammed Haji who was at the time of only a cart man, was then in Pandikkad bazaar with his bullock cart ( was a cart man) loaded with timber. When the above news was brought, he left the bandy to itself went to Nellikkuth and called upon several of his friends to die for their religion.

On 21.8.1921 they collected together about 50 men in number and marched upon Pandikkad Police Station Station, seized, the arms and looted the same. SI Karunakaran Nair and his men took the hills. The action being set on foot, the rising was only a moments work and the Mappila rose up in the rebellion. They set fire to the Police Station, Travellers Banglow, Amshakachery and the Post Office and other Govt. Buildings demolished. Bridges were pulled down, avenue trees cut and Hindu houses were looted for arms money and provisions.

On 21.8.1921 another party of rebels under Kuzhikkunnummel Koyammu Haji and Mathari Mokari K.Haji marched upon the old Mudikkode O.P which was then in charge of H.C. Sri.K Aydroos and looted the arms. Etc.

On 30.8.1921 at 5 A.M VK. Haji, Koyamu Haji and gang seized Hydross who was in his house and actually murdered him and proceeded to Anakkayam and murdered a retired Inspector Khan Bahadur Chekkuty,

On 23.9.1921 a detachment of the Dorset regiment under Major Weldon, then camping in Pandikkad was led in to san ambush by the spies of the rebels- Kalthil Kunhali, of Nemmini being the chief of them. He acted as the Guide and gave previous information to the rebels The troops were taken to the Oravambaram ferry and while crossing the river were fired upon the by the rebels from other side, killing two soldiers and wounding another. Fire was opened upon the rebels by the troops, Only one of them ie. Karimpuzha Ayamu was killed. The rest escaped by taking to their heel.

On 14.9.1921 one Company of 2/8 Gurkha regiment was stationed in the Shandy in front f Pandikkad Police Station. On 14.9.1921 early in the morning at about 5 am rebels 2000 in number under the leadership of V.K Haji and his comrade the Chembrassery Thangal took the Ghurkas by surprise and attacked the camp by pushing down the walls of shandy. Only 56 rebels penetrated in to the camp all of them were killed in hand to hand fight and rest were beaten back with loss of 230 of them and many being wounded.

The rebel leader V. K Haji and C. Thangal watched from a distance having inspired their men with false confidence to the effect that Guns of the Military would be ineffective on account of the blessings of the Thangal and finding their men taking to their heels followed suit and escaped un injured. In the midst of all this the Post Master of Pandikkad was hacked to pieces and Sub Inspector Ahammed Kuty s/o Late Inspector Khan Bhahadur Chekkuttty was severely wounded. Among the Goorkhas one officer 34 other ranks were wounded subsequently the officer and 3 of the men expired.

When the Military began their organized and extended campaign the rebels lost heart and Began to surrender and Hindus who had fled to distant places were returned to their houses . The leader VKH and C. Thangal were arrested by Inspector Ramnatha Iyer at the beginning of 1922.

Jurisdiction details

Pandikkad Chembrassery Vettikkattiri Panthallur Villages

Panchayaths and Municipality

Pandikkad Panchayath 8 Wards From Anakkayam Panchayath

Border Police stations

West- Manjeri North-Wandoor East- Karuvarakundu South-Melattur

Jurisdictional Court

Judicial First Class Magistrate Court II, Perinthalmanna,Subdivisional Magistrate court Perinthalmanna, Sessions Court Manjeri

Parliament Constituency

Malappuram

Legislative Assembly

Manjeri Malappuram

Establishments and Institutions

  • RRRF Camp Pandikkad
  • PWD Rest House, Pandikkad
  • Panchayaths office, Pandikkad),
  • Village Office,PandikkadChembrasseri, Vettikkattiri,Pandallur,
  • Village Office,Chembrasseri
  • Village Office, Vettikkattiri
  • Village Office, Pandallur
  • Special ITI, Pandikkad
  • Telephone Exchange, Pandikkad
  • Govt Hospital Pandikkad
  • Neo Hospital, Pandikkad
  • PKM Hospital Pandikkad
  • Govt. Lower Primary School Pookkuth
  • Aided Lower Primary School,Pandikkad,
  • Government Higher Secondary School, Pandikkad
  • Government Mappila Lower Primary School, Pandikkad
  • Shankara Moosath Memmorial Lower Primary School, Pandikkad
  • Government Mappila Lower Primary School, Kodasseri
  • Aided Upper Primary School Chembrasseri
  • Govt. Mappila Lower Primary School Odompatta
  • Aided Upper Primary School Chembrasseri East
  • Govt. Lower Primary School Theyyambadikuthu
  • Govt. Mappila Lower Primary School Valarad
  • Government Lower Primary School, Vettikattiri
  • Aided Mappila Lower Primary School Valluvangad North
  • Aided Lower Primary School mandakakunnu
  • Govt. Mappila Upper Primary School Vettikattiri
  • Aided LP School Chittathupara
  • Goverment Lower Primary School Pandallur,
  • Pandallur H S School, Pandallur
  • AMLP School, Vadakkuparamb
  • Governmet Lower Primary School,Kizhakkuparamb
  • Aided MLP School, Kidangayam
  • State Bank of Travancore, Pandikkad
  • South Indian Bank, Pandikkad
  • Federal Bank, Pandikkad
  • Kerala GraminBank, Pandikkad
  • District Co-Operative Bank, Pandikkad
  • Co-operative Bank Pandallur
  • Co-operative Bank Vettikkattiri.
  • Sri .Karinkalikavu Bhagavathi Temple Thambanangadi,
  • Pandallur Sri.Bhagavathy Temple Pandallur
  • Saint Mary’s Church,Pandallur Hills,
  • Saint George Church,Pandallur
  • East Pandikkad, Juma Masjid
  • Pandikkad Juma Masjid
  • Mudikkode Juma Masjid
  • Odompatta Juma Masjid

Transportation-Main Roads

Manjeri-Melattur Road Ooty-Perumbilavu Road Nilambur-Shornur Railway

Rivers & Main Cultivation

Olipuzha River Paddy Rubber Arecunut Tree Cocunut Tree

Traditionally important places

Maranattumana Pandikkad

Historical Importance

On 23.9.1921 a detachment of the Dorset regiment under Major Weldon, then camping in Pandikkad was led in to san ambush by the spies of the rebels- Kalthil Kunhali, of Nemmini being the chief of them. He acted as the Guide and gave previous information to the rebels The troops were taken to the Oravambaram ferry and while crossing the river were fired upon the by the rebels from other side, killing two soldiers and wounding another. Fire was opened upon the rebels by the troops, Only one of them ie. Karimpuzha Ayamu was killed. The rest escaped by taking to their heel.

On 14.9.1921 one Company of 2/8 Gurkha regiment was stationed in the Shandy in front f Pandikkad Police Station.

On 14.9.1921 early in the morning at about 5 am rebels 2000 in number under the leadership of V.K Haji and his comrade the Chembrassery Thangal took the Ghurkas by surprise and attacked the camp by pushing down the walls of shandy. Only 56 rebels penetrated in to the camp all of them were killed in hand to hand fight and rest were beaten back with loss of 230 of them and many being wounded.

The rebel leader V. K Haji and C. Thangal watched from a distance having inspired their men with false confidence to the effect that Guns of the Military would be ineffective on account of the blessings of the Thangal and finding their men taking to their heels followed suit and escaped un injured. In the midst of all this the Post Master of Pandikkad was hacked to pieces and Sub Inspector Ahammed Kuty s/o Late Inspector Khan Bhahadur Chekkuttty was severely wounded. Among the Goorkhas one officer 34 other ranks were wounded subsequently the officer and 3 of the men expired.

When the Military began their organized and extended campaign the rebels lost heart and Began to surrender and Hindus who had fled to distant places were returned to their houses . The leader VKH and C. Thangal were arrested by Inspector Ramnatha Iyer at the beginning of 1922.

Main Projects through the Police Station

SPG Project Contucting High Schools And Up Schools SPC Running In Panthallur High School