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Modakurichi is a panchayat town in Erode district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located as a suburb of Erode City, at a distance of 15 km from Erode Central Bus Station & 8 km from Solar Bus Station.
As of 2001[update] India census,Modakurichi had a population of 10,036. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Modakurichi has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 52%. In Modakurichi, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Modakurichi assembly constituency is part of Erode (Lok Sabha constituency). In Modakurichi Assembly Constituency of Tamil Nadu there were 1033 contesting candidates during the general election to Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly in 1996 setting a new record.
- "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.
- "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
- Elections in India: A fascinating story
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