Palakkad is the gateway to the state of Palakkad. 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. The District Council is headed by a President and vice-chairman. The District Collector has management over the assorted offices of the district and therefore the officers of the District Collectorate. that they had some powerful and powerful men UN agency control power in their several territories. once the rule of the Perumals, the country was divided among these nobles. step by step these became a part of the Malabar District of the Madras Presidency. .