Irinjalakuda is the headquarters of Mukundapuram Taluk. The movement against untouchability was formed under the leadership of Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyankali and his brother Ayyappan. The largest marketplace in Thrissur district was at Iringalakkuda. The Iringalakuda town was declared a municipality by the Development Department notification dated February 8, 1936. All the villages in Kerala are fast becoming cities. Today it is difficult to distinguish between towns and cities. The eastern region can be categorized as hill, slope, and valley. The place-name historical texts record that Jaina-influenced places are associated with the sound of 'Iringa' and hence the name 'Irinjalakuda'. These temples were called stones. The Kuttankulam agitation was a great chapter in the social upliftment of the disenfranchised sections of the society. The history of Irinjalakuda is incomplete without the mention of Unni Warayamalai and the Kudalmanikya Temple which is a confluence of temple arts. Unnayavarivar's "Srirama Panchasati" is a beautiful hymn that can be described as a garland of praise for fifty decades, five hundred and thirty verses, addressed to Sri Sangamesan. Joseph's College, National High School, Little Flower Convent Girls' High School, and Don Bosco High School. It is believed that Hanuman is in Thidapalli and Durga and Bhadrakali are in the south and north of the gate. But there is no anointing or emblem there. Sandalwood or camphor is not used for the pooja. Kudalmanikya Swamy is worshiped as a healer of devotees. It is important for the temple dwellers to give lotus to the new. The festivities of the temples of Kerala are in full swing with the festival of Kudalmanikya Temple. Once the flag is climbed, a small part of the Koodiyattam in Koothambalam marks the beginning of the festival. Seventeen elephants enter the festival. .