About our village Kalikavu   is   an   area   naturally   beautiful   which   is   located   on   Nilambur-Palghat   road   (SH   39)   in Malappuram   District   of   Kerala   State.   Kalikavu   is   blessed   with   river,   hills   and   paddy   fields.      It   is very closed to the Kerala-Tamilnadu boarder and the main cultivation is Rubber and Rice. Kalikavu   is   situated   20   KM   from   Nilambur   (South)   and   11   KM   from   Wandoor   (East).      The Pullangode   Rubber   Estate   main   factory   and   Head   Quarters      are   3   KM   from   Kalikavu   and   most of   the   families   were   depending   directly   or   indirectly   the   Pullangode   Rubber   Estate   for livelihood for a while.  Our nearest Railway station is Vaniyambalam and Airport is Kozhikode.   Most   of   the   natives   of   the   village   are   educated   and   many   are   engaged   in   the   private/   public services.      Most   of   the   families   in   Kalikavu   are      having   their   representatives   in   Gulf   countries and   the   main   source   of   income   of   such   families   are   from   Saudi   Arabia,   U.A.E.,   Qatar, Sultanate of Oman etc. Significant Persons Alive in this area are: A.P.   Bappu   Hajee   (Former   president   of   Kalikavu   Panchayat   and   the   Manager   of   Crescent   High School, Adakkakundu) who involved in a lot of process of upgrading of the present Kalikavu. Fathima   Teacher,   who   is   the   teacher   of   thousands   in   Kalikavu   Panchayat   during   her   long years of service as a teacher in Kalikavu G.U.P. School. Dr.   Raman,   ( Pullangode)   who   played   in   the   role   of   Professor,   Tutor   in   different   medical colleges in Kerala and served people silently. Advocate   T.K.   Hamza    who   was   the   first   Executive   Officer   of   Kalikavu   Panchayat   and   mingled with   the   civilians   of   Kalikavu   in   many   cultural   and   political   activities   since   then.      He   is   originally from    Koorad    (Wandoor    Panchayat)    and    still    an    unavoidable    personality    to    the    people    of Kalikavu. Advocate   K.   Mohammedali,    (Nilambur)   who   is   originally   from   Kalikavu   and   presently   settled in Nilambur as a leading advocate. Advocate   M.   Hamza   Kurikkal ,    (Nilambur)      who   is   originally   from   Kalikavu   and   presently settled in Nilambur as a leading advocate. P.   Khalid   Master,    ( Pullangode),   former   Head   Master,   Crescent   High   School,   Adakkakundu, who   played   the   role   of   President   of   Panchayat   for   a   while   and   involved   in   many   development   of the village. Significant Persons Deceased: Sakhav   K.   Kunhali   (First   president   of   Kalikavu   Panchayat)   who   was   representing   Nilambur   in Kerala   State   Assembly   and   the   founder   of   Kalikavu   in   a   way.      Kalikavu   is   become   popular because of the above personality a lot, unfortunately, we lost the veteran leader in 1969.     About Sakhav K. Kunhali Karikadan   Kunhali   (8   July   1924   -   28   July   1969),   popularly   known   as   Sakhavu   Kunhali   (Comrade Kunhali),   was   a   malayali   communist   leader   and   a   two   time   MLA   of   Kerala   Legislative   Assembly. He was assassinated by a gunman allegedly hired by the rival political party. Early life Born   in   the   village   of   Kondotty,   in   Malappuram   district   of   Kerala,   Kunhali   had   his   primary education   at   Kondotty   UP   School   and   secondary   education   at   Malappuram   Govt.   High   School.   In 1942   he   joined   Indian   Army.   The   life   in   the   army   helped   mould   him   to   a   good   soldier   who fought   injustice   in   the   society   till   his   last   breath.   Soon   after   the   world   war   ended   he   quit   the army   and   returned   to   his   home   state   Kerala.   Kunjali   actively   involved   in   various   social   activities in the Eranad region (present day Malappuram district) of Kerala. Dr.   K.   Moyin   kutty       who   served   the   people   for   about   37   years,   first   as   a   government   servant and as a civilian later on, as a doctor and passed away recently, in 2010. K.   Balakarishna   Marar,    the   former   Manager   of   the   Pullangode   Rubber   Estate,   who   was   a great   support   and   encouragement   for   the   people   of   Kalikavu   and   surroundings   officially   and unofficially.  He did a lot for the improvement of the area in Cultural and Educational activities. V.   Mohamed   Master   (Adakkakundu) ,    who   is   having   thousands   of   students   in   Kalikavu   and surroundings during his long years of service in Kalikavu G.U.P. School.
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