Nettur

Nettur
village
Nettur
Nettur
Location in Kerala, India

Coordinates: 11°46′7.02″N 75°28′49.86″E / 11.7686167°N 75.4805167°E / 11.7686167; 75.4805167Coordinates: 11°46′7.02″N 75°28′49.86″E / 11.7686167°N 75.4805167°E / 11.7686167; 75.4805167

Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Government
 • Body Thalassery
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-
Civic agency Thalassery

Nettur is a village segment which comes under the jurisdiction of Thalassery municipality, in the state of Kerala, India. It is situated in North Thalassery en route to Kannur via NH 17. The Anjarakandi-Thalassery state Highway passes through Nettur. Nettur is picturesquely nestled between the Kuyyali and Anjarakandi rivers.

handloom sector evolved into a major source of revenue and employment.

Nettur has a significant role to play in the evolution of news media in Kerala. It was in Nettur in the year 1847 that the first Malayalam newspaper Rajyasamacharam was published.[2] It was published out of Gundert Bungalow by Basel Missionaries for the purpose of religious propagation until the year 1850. Rajyasamacharam was first published in the month of June, 1847. It was in October of the same year that another Malayalam newspaper Paschimodayam was first published elsewhere in Thalassery.


Chirakakkavu temple is a famous Hindu temple located in Nettur. Renowned freedom fighter and Member of Parliament, Nettur P Damodaran hails from Nettur. Late Moorkoth Kumaran, author, ardent disciple of Sree Narayana Guru and renowned social worker, taught at the then Middle school in Nettur, in the present premises of NTTF. The school was later upgraded and shifted to Thalassery town, which is now known as BEMP High School

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