Padianallur

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Padianallur
பாடியநல்லூர்
Padiyanallur
Neighbourhood
Padianallur is located in Chennai
Padianallur
Padianallur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 13°12′15″N 80°10′30″E / 13.204184°N 80.175126°E / 13.204184; 80.175126Coordinates: 13°12′15″N 80°10′30″E / 13.204184°N 80.175126°E / 13.204184; 80.175126
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Thiruvallur
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,863
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600052

Padianallur is a census town in Thiruvallur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

It is 19 km from Chennai Central on the National Highway No.5. The nearest town is Redhills.

Padianallur, Mondiamman Nagar, P.T Moorthy Nagar, Mahalakshmi Nagar,Jothy Nagar, Bavani Nagar are the main residential areas.

Redhills Lake is at the southern end of the Village and Krishna Baby Canal is in the western side.

The famous Muniswarar Angala Esawari Temple where a grand 12 day festival in the Tamil Month of Panguni ( March-April)celebrated every year with more than 5000 people doing fire walk on the auspicious day of Panguni Uthiram.

Mondiamman Temple, Thiruneetriswarar Temple, Murugan Temple, Mosques, Churches and Buddha temple are in the Town.

Lot of people repatriate from Burma(Myanmar) beginning from the year 1964 settled in the area.

Many private Educational institutions and Government Higher Secondary School,Private as well as Government Health Centers,Marriage Halls are in the Town.

The Sholavaram Air Strip once famous for the Madras Car Race is one kilometer away on the western side. Now it is mostly use for small Air Craft Training, Learning 2/4 wheeler driving & Cinema Shootings of Adventures scenes.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Padianallur had a population of 20,863. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Padianallur has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 70%. In Padianallur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.