English is the official language. Palakkad is one in every of the fourteen districts within the state of Kerala. The present Palakkad district was well-grooved as associate unit on first January 1957 including Palakkad, Perinthalmanna, Ponnani, Ottapalam, Alathur and Chittoor. The district headquarters is found at Palakkad. The District Collector of Palakkad is sitting within the District Collectorate. The ancient history of Palakkad is a mystery. The ancient history of Palakkad is a mystery. Later, Hyder Ali conquered all the areas of the Palakkad belonged to Samor. a brand new taluka known as Mannarghat was shaped consisting of nineteen villages of the previous Perinthalmanna taluk. Paradur village of Tirur Taluk was more to the Ottapalam Taluk.