The language of Palakkad is Malayalam. The district is opened to the remainder of the state through the Palakkad Gap that is thirty two to forty kilometre wide. one in every of the key barns in Kerala, this district is principally agricultural. Pattambi Taluk divided by Ottapalam Taluk in 2013. The District Collector has management over the assorted offices of the district and therefore the officers of the District Collectorate. The District council President assists the District Collector in designing and implementing the district's development programs. According to William Logan, author of the Malabar Manual, the Pallava dynasty of Kanchi probably invaded Malabar in the second or third century AD. once the rule of the Perumals, the country was divided among these nobles. 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.