Ltd. The district is opened to the remainder of the state through the Palakkad Gap that is thirty two to forty kilometre wide. Later once Malappuram district was shaped except Ponnani Taluk, Trikatha Firka, Mankada Firka, Perintalmanna Taluk, Karkidamkunnu and Chetalur Amsam, it had been shifted to a vicinity known as Mannarkkad. At present Palakkad district consists of two revenue divisions, half-dozen taluks, and 157 revenue villages. After the 73rd change to the Constitution of India, localized coming up with was enforced within the district and a three-tier system was created in the Panchayati rule. The district police officer assists the district collector for law and order. According to William Logan, author of the Malabar Manual, the Pallava dynasty of Kanchi probably invaded Malabar in the second or third century AD. Valluvakonathiri (ruler of Valluvanad), rulers of Venkunadu (Kollengode Rajas) and Shekharivarma Rajas of Palakkady are the foremost necessary rulers of the region once Perumals. Thus the full territory occupied by the Palghat king fell into the hands of Haider Ali and his son yellow jacaranda, the rulers of Mysore. Recently, elements of Karavarakund village in Malappuram district were more to Palakkad.