Palakkad is the gateway to the state of Palakkad. Ltd. 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. Pattambi Taluk divided by Ottapalam Taluk in 2013. District panchayats are the best within the Panchayati rule system. The District council President assists the District Collector in designing and implementing the district's development programs. once the rule of the Perumals, the country was divided among these nobles. Valluvakonathiri (ruler of Valluvanad), rulers of Venkunadu (Kollengode Rajas) and Shekharivarma Rajas of Palakkady are the foremost necessary rulers of the region once Perumals. The present Palakkad district as associate degree unit was planted on January one, 1957, comprising the subsequent taluks: Palakkad, Perinthalmanna, Ponnani, Ottapalam, Alathur, Chittoor. While maintaining the Trinithala firka in conjunction with the Ottapalam taluk, the villages of Vadakkekad, Punnoor, and Punnoorkulam were brought below the Chaughat taluk of Trichur district.