Aloor is a panchayath in Chalakudy-Mukundapuram taluks in Thrissur district of Kerala, India. It is near the towns of Irinjalakuda and Chalakudi. The postal index number (PIN) of Aloor is 680683 since Aloor and a few other post offices fall under the Main Post Office of Kallettumkara. Since 1901, the name "Aloor" has been simplified to Alur by the Cochin state and the Central Government Departments. The telephone code (land connection) of Aloor is +480 followed by a seven-digit phone number.
Source - Wikipedia [May 2021]
Aloor is a revenue village in Chalakudy taluk of the Irinjalakuda Revenue Division in Thrissur district. Its sub registrar office is situated in Kacheriparambu, Kallettumkara. Aloor falls under the Thrissur Lok Sabha and Irinjalakuda Assembly constituency. Aloor Panchayath is part of Irinjalakuda legislative constituency. The area is much wider consisting of Aloor, Thazhekkad, and Kallettumkara revenue villages. This includes places like Kallettumkara, Thazhekkad, Kombadinjamakkal, Anathadom, Karoor, Vellamchira, Kuzhikkattussery, Porunnakunnu, Kannikkara, Vallakkunnu, Thuruthiparambu, Panjappilly, Urumbumkunnu, and Manattukunnu. Aloor Panchayat office is located at Kallettumkara, another census town located nearby. Aloor Police Station is situated in Kallettumkara near Irinjalakuda railway station. Kottanellur, Muriyad, Kaduppassery, Thazhekkad, Aloor, and Kallettumkara are the six revenue villages included in its territorial limit.
The Aloor desom in Brahminical traditions is an integral part of Irinjalakuda grama and southern parts of Aloor Panchayat belong to Avittathur grama. From 800 AD to 1102 AD, this area was under the Mahodayapuram Chera dynasty. An inscription of Rajasimhaperumanadikal of the 11th century from the Thazhekad church in Aloor panchayath proved this fact. From 1342 to 1762 this area was part of Arunadu.
In 1762, the Kingdom of Cochin formed Mukundapuram taluk by adding Mapranam nadu (Velllos nad) and parts of Nandilathnadu to Mukundapuramnadu (Muriyanad); it also formed Kodassery taluk with headquarters at Chalakudy. Karoor Muir, consisting of Karoor, Vellanchira, and Thuruthiparambu, were part of Kodassery taluk; other areas were part of Mukundapuram taluk. Sakthan Thampuran divided old Mukundapuram taluk into six properties. They were Thazhekkad, Aripalam, Mukundapuram (Nadavarambu), Mapranam, Palathingal (Nandikkara), and Pudukkad. Pudukkad was used for administrative and revenue purposes.Revenue villages in Aloor Panchayat, namely Kallettumkara, Thazhekkad, and Aloor, came into existence in 1080 M.E. (1905 A.D.). The Aloor village office is located in Vazhiyambalaparambu, Aloor, since December 1980; before that it was in Kacheriparambu, Kalletumkara.