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Palakkad

(pälək-käd`) or formerly

Palghat

(pälgôt`), town (2011 pop. 130,955), Kerala state, SW India. It commands the Palakkad, or Palghat, Gap, the major pass for road and rail through the Western Ghats, connecting the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Palakkad, of strategic importance in the British wars with Haidar AliHaidar Ali
or Hyder Ali
, 1722–82, Indian ruler. A Muslim of peasant stock, he rose by military brilliance to command the army of the Hindu state of Mysore.
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, is now a district administrative headquarters and a trading and transportation center.
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Dubai: Concord Ventures Palakkad beat defending champions Dunes Cuisine Kannur Veerans by 25 runs on Friday night to strengthen their chances of winning the second edition of the Kerala Premier League (KPL) being held at the International Cricket Council Global Cricket Academy under the auspices of the Dubai Cricket Council.
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Summary: Palakkad (Kerala) [India], Mar 30 (ANI): A bus driver was mercilessly beaten by a group of people in Kerala's Palakkad after he overtook another vehicle in a dangerous manner.
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Summary: Palakkad (Kerala) [India], Jan 26 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday unfurled the national flag at the Vyasa Vidya Peethom School at Palakkad in Kerala on the occasion of 69th Republic Day.