The Malayalam spoken here has influences from Beary bashe and also from the languages of Kannada, Urdu, Konkani and Tulu. The Kannada and Tulu spoken here are also influenced by Malayalam.
The major political parties are Muslim League, CPI(M) and BJP. North Kasaragod is dominated by Muslim League and the south part of Kasaragod is dominated by CPI(M). Kasaragod assembly constituency is part of Kasaragod (Lok Sabha constituency). CPI(M) member P .Karunakaran is the present MP from Kasargod.
Science and research
Kasaragod is home to the Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, originally established in 1916 as the Coconut Research Station. It is part of India's National Agricultural Research System under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. According to the Institute, Kerala "lies in the heart of the major coconut growing areas of the country." It is also home to the Indian Society for Plantation Crops, which publishes the Journal of Plantation Crops and holds symposiums on the subject.
Alleging that Mangaluru’s hospital lobbies were sabotaging the development of Kasargod’s health infrastructure in Kerala, endosulfan victims of the district would launch a stir ...Majority of people of Kasargod depend on the hospitals in Mangaluru, even for their routine medical needs.
Endosulfan, the now-banned pesticide, claimed two more victims in Kerala earlier this week ... And this abnormality is what makes society shun them ... Kasargod district collector Bhandari Swagat Ranveerchand says there is no process at the district level that helps for regularly enquiring after the welfare of endosulfan victims ... Sign Up ... Twitter ... YouTube.
The government medical college hospital at Kasargod in Kerala started functioning with out-patient wings on Monday. It has been a long-pending demand of the people of Kasargod as hundreds of people from the district used to depend on hospitals in neighbouring Mangaluru for treatment ... Twitter . Dailymotion . YouTube. Kasargod ... ....