Iritty taluk

Iritty taluk is one of five taluks in Kannur district of Kerala, India.[1] Iritty was established as a taluk in March 2013 when UDF government declared new 12 taluks for the state.[2][3] Iritty taluk borders with Taliparamba taluk in the north, Thalassery taluk in the west and Karnataka state towards the east. It comprises Iritty municipality, parts of Mattannur municipality and 11 surrounding panchayats.

Iritty taluk
Taluk
Taluks of Kannur
Taluks of Kannur
Iritty taluk is located in Kerala
Iritty taluk
Iritty taluk
Location in Kerala, India
Iritty taluk is located in India
Iritty taluk
Iritty taluk
Iritty taluk (India)
Coordinates: 11°58′55″N 75°40′13″E / 11.9819°N 75.6703°E / 11.9819; 75.6703Coordinates: 11°58′55″N 75°40′13″E / 11.9819°N 75.6703°E / 11.9819; 75.6703
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKannur
EstablishedMarch 2013
Government
 • TypeTaluk
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
670xxx
Telephone code0498,0490
Vehicle registrationKL 78
Lok Sabha constituencyKannur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyPeravoor, Irikkur, Mattanur

HistoryEdit

Iritty taluk was established on 9th February 2014 by bifurcating Thalassery and Taliparamba taluks. Kerala ex Chief Minister Umman Chandy inaugurated Iritty taluk in 2014. Iritty was formed as a taluk along with other taluks in Kerala which was declared by UDF government. [4]

Constituent villagesEdit

Iritty taluk comprises 20 villages.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Taluks (5) | Kannur District , Government of kerala | India". kannur.nic.in. Retrieved 20 September 2020.
  2. ^ "12 new taluks to be formed in Kerala". The Hindu. 21 March 2013. Archived from the original on 15 November 2017.
  3. ^ Mathew, Roy (15 May 2013). "Cabinet nod for 12 new taluks". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Chandy inaugurates Iritty taluk". The Hindu. 10 February 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Village Offices in Iritty Taluk" (PDF). Government of India. Retrieved 20 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Karikkotakary village is functional now".