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Manachanallur is a panchayat town in Tiruchirappalli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is well known for its numerous rice mills and for manufacturing ponni rice cultured on the shores of Kaveri river. It is the location of one of Tiruchirappali's best colleges, Chidambaram Pillai Women's College, a college founded by the well known R.M.S.T family of Omandur.
As of 2001[update] India census, Manachanallur had a population of 21,503. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Manachanallur has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%. In Manachanallur, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. There are 40 villages in this taluk.
Manachanallur is well connected by road. The state highways SH62 pass through Manachanallur. There are regular buses to Thuraiyur. Manachanallur is also well connected to the neighbouring villages by mini buses. The nearest railway station and airport is located in Trichy,
Importance and news
Manachanallur became a new assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu since the last elections. The constituency's MLA Mr. T. P. Poonachi has also become a minister for Khadi and Village Industries in the current Tamil Nadu cabinet.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- Minister from Manachanallur Assembly Constituency
- Music Director Giridharan
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