Bekal Coastal Police Station

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Coastal Police, as the name suggests, will be on the coast. Government of India, as a part of scheme, has sanctioned 8 Coastal Police Stations in the state. Vide GO (Ms) No.23/10 dated 23.01.10 sanction has been accorded for opening a new Coastal Police Station at Thalangara, Kasaragod for strengthening the Coastal securities in Kasaragod district.

Coastal Police Station, Bekal at Thalagnara, Kasaragod was inaugurated on 25.11.2010 by Sri.Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, then Hon’ble Home Minister of Kerala and the station was notified as Coastal Police Station as per GO (Rt) 366/2011/Home TVPM dated 04.02.11 (SRO 97/2011 in the Kerala Gazette Extraordinary No.265 dated 4th February 2011). The three storied station building faces east and is situated in Thalangara village, Kasaragod Taluk bearing building No.KMC-XXIX/283.

Two Coastal Police Stations i.e. Kumbala and Trikaripur were sanctioned within Kasaragod revenue district under Coastal Security Scheme-II and both stations inaugurated on 27.06.17. Accordingly the local area of jurisdiction of Coastal PS Bekal redefined vide GO (Rt)-2204/2014/Home Dated 11th August 2014 as territorial waters off the coast of Kasaragod revenue district, beginning from Mogral river mouth (excluding the sea mouth) in Kudlu village, Kasaragod Taluk to Chithari Kadapuram-Chithari sea mouth (excluding the sea mouth) in Chithari village, Hosdurg Taluk to an extent of twelve nautical miles from the coast (Erratum GO (Rt) No.3157/2014/Home TvPM dated 28.11.14)

Judicial Court

Hon’ble Chief Judicial Magistrate Court, Kasaragod

Tourist places in the coastal areas of Bekal Coastal PS

Kasargod is often named as land of Lords and Forts. One of the most beautiful districts in Kerala state endowed with 9 rivers, hills, beaches, backwaters and forts. The people use about 7 languages and the district is known as “Sapthabhasha Sanghama Bhoomi”

Bekal Fort

The fort is situated on the bank of the sea and 14 km distance from Kanhangad and 15 km from Kasaragod town. Pallikara railway station (Bekal fort railway station) is very near to the fort. About 80 kms distance from Mangalore Airport in Karnataka State. Bekal beach is very near to Bekal fort attracting tourists.

Mission And Vision Of Coastal Police


Policing the Indian coastline against infiltration, intrusion and other illegal activities in collaboration with Central and State agencies in Territorial Waters and on the Coastline of India.


The Coastal Police will strive for:

  1. Investing in infrastructure and logistics to meet the existing and future challenges.
  2. Development of human resources through recruitment and training to raise skilled and specialized manpower for Coastal Policing.
  3. Building capacity for specialized Coastal Policing tasks like Patrolling, Surveillance, Interception, Intelligence collection, Investigation, Disaster and Crisis Management, rescue Operations related to Coast & Sea etc.
  4. Creating institutionalized collaboration, coordination and co-operation among all the stake-holders in Coastal Security.
  5. Promoting and securing community participation to generate multipliers and accelerators in Coastal Security.
  6. Promoting and sharing best practices of Policing in Coastal Security.
  7. Addressing environmental and ecological concerns and interests of country through collaboration and co-operation with other agencies.
  8. Constant review and up gradation of Technology, Gadgetry and Weaponry being in use to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the Coastal Policing.
  9. Promoting welfare measures and launching schemes for rewards and incentives to build and sustain high morale and motivation level of Coastal Security personnel.
  10. Becoming a capable & fully professional force protecting the national interests in mandated Policing activity.

Kadalora Jagratha Samithies (KJS)

Kadalora Jagratha Samithies are the eyes and ears of the Coastal Security. In order to counter the threat posed by terrorist/ antinational through coastal areas, the functioning of KJS is in evitable. Altogether 5 KJS are formed within the limits of Coastal Police Station, Bekal. The meetings of KJS are being conducted by all KJS properly on monthly basis, in these meetings all the matters related with KJS activities are being discussed. Apart this, lifesaving classes, demonstration of smoke signals, awareness campaigns, medical camp, tailoring coaching classes etc were also conducted during the last years.

Details of Notified Landing Points

As per the Government order, there are 10 notified fish landing points within the limits of Coastal Police Station, Bekal, Kasaragod.

  1. Kasaba(Mathipress)
  2. Adkathbail
  3. Kottikulam
  4. Bekal
  5. Thalangara jetty
  6. Pallikara
  7. Chithari
  8. Kizhur
  9. Mogral
  10. Keezhur Harbour

Details of Un-notified Landing Points

There are 8 un-notified fish landing points within the limits of Coastal Police Station, Bekal, Kasaragod. They are.

  1. Kavugoli
  2. Cherankai Kadappuram
  3. Kurumba Temple Nellikkunnu
  4. Kasaba Kadapuram
  5. Keezhur Beach
  6. Chembarikka Kadappuram(Nr.Khasippara)
  7. Puthiya Kadappuram, Bekal
  8. Chettukundu Kadappuram

Details of Boat jetties

1. Boat jetty at Thalangara

No major and minor ports within the limits of Coastal PS, Bekal.