English is the official language. Ltd. one in every of the key barns in Kerala, this district is principally agricultural. 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 ancient history of Palakkad is a mystery. Many of the ancient rulers of South India invaded Malabar. 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. Recently, elements of Karavarakund village in Malappuram district were more to Palakkad.