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WALAYAR (Tamil :வாளையார், Malayalam :വാളയാർ) is a Kerala-Tamil Nadu border town, located in the Palakkad district of Kerala
Kerala
, India
India
. The Kerala-Tamil Nadu border check post is situated here, which is marked by an arch. It is 26 km from Palakkad
Palakkad
on the NH 47, 20km from the Coimbatore
Coimbatore
Railway station and 30km from the Coimbatore
Coimbatore
Airport.

CONTENTS

* 1 Location * 2 Checkposts * 3 Deer Park * 4 Industries * 5 Transportation * 6 References * 7 External links

LOCATION

Walayar
Walayar
is a small developing town, located in the Palakkad
Palakkad
district of Kerala, India. It is situated in the border between the states of Kerala
Kerala
and Coimbatore
Coimbatore
city in Tamil Nadu on NH 47 where the Commercial Tax (previously sales tax) Check Post, motor vehicles check post, and excise check posts are located. Due to the high traffic on this route (most of the goods import into Kerala
Kerala
happens through road and predominantly through this road), the place was notorious for the traffic jams.But now the condition has changed with the improvement of National Highway 47 from Walayar
Walayar
to Vadakkanchery.Now the NH is four lane with service roads and other facilities.There is exclusive service road for goods vehicles from the entry point of the check post to the exit point so that passenger vehicles can easily pass through the check post area without any interruption.Widening of NH 47 completed on 2015. Most of the passenger vehicles coming from other states, viz buses, tourist cabs, pilgrims enter Kerala
Kerala
through this gateway. Walayar
Walayar
is the Gateway to Coimbatore
Coimbatore
city from Kerala
Kerala
state. Walayar
Walayar
has a railway station which is about 100 meters away from NH 47. Walayar
Walayar
came to limelight of late due to the presence of the Sales Tax Check post (supposed to be the most corrupted before and one of the 10 biggest check posts in India).

CHECKPOSTS

There is a misunderstanding that there is only one check post in Walayar.Actually there are five check posts of different Departments of Kerala
Kerala
Government in Walayar
Walayar
as detailed below:

* Commercial Tax Check Post-Commercial Tax Department, Kerala * Motor Vehicle Check Post-Motor Vehicle Department, Kerala * Excise Check Post-State Excise Department, Kerala * Forest Check Post- Kerala
Kerala
Forest ">

EXTERNAL LINKS