The modern city is called Kannur town. m. avatar Menon. The nonviolent resistance camp in Payyanur was raided and also the campers attacked. Widespread demonstrations were controlled in Kannur, Thalassery and other components of the district and several other Congress activists were inactive. The possession of the fort modified hands many times. The Dutch sold-out the fort to the Arakkal royalty in 1772. The state obtained somebody's Development Index equivalent to the developed countries of the globe. .