Pallikonda

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Pallikonda
town
Pallikonda Toll Plaza on NH 46
Pallikonda Toll Plaza on NH 46
Pallikonda is located in Tamil Nadu
Pallikonda
Pallikonda
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°55′00″N 78°56′00″E / 12.91667°N 78.93333°E / 12.91667; 78.93333Coordinates: 12°55′00″N 78°56′00″E / 12.91667°N 78.93333°E / 12.91667; 78.93333
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Vellore
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,678
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TN-23

Pallikonda is a panchayat town in Vellore district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Pallikonda had a population of 20,678. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pallikonda has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 66%. In Pallikonda, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

The town is well connected by road as it lies on the NH 46 of Bangalore-Chennai section which is part of the Golden Quadrilateral. A State Highway connects to Gudiyattam town[10 KM]. The nearest railway station is Gudiyattam[6 KM] on Chennai-Bangalore and Chennai-Coimbatore section of Southern Railway.

TRAVELS 1)JANANI TRAVELS, pallikonda, Contact no:9677497007

Politics[edit]

The town falls under Anaicut Assembly Constituency and Vellore Lok Sabha seat in Tamil Nadu

HOSPITAL[edit]

  1. DOCTOR SILUVAISITHAR
  2. AYURVEDA & HERBAL RESEARCH CENTRE
  3. CONTACT- 09443750929,+919080201077 & 09944401555

Government Hospital in Pallikonda[edit]

There is a Government (of Tamilnadu state) Hospital in M.C Main Road, near Church and opposite to Government Boys Higher Secondary School. This hospital helps for its residents on general medicine, first aid care, pregnancy relief and so on. Government Hospital in Pallikonda serves for more than few decades for its nearby people.

Temples[edit]

Located just under 25kms from Vellore off the Bangalore National Highway is the over 1000years old Ranganatha Perumal temple in Pallikonda seen in a Sayana Kolam as described by Periyazhvaar - 'படுத்த பைந்நாகனைப் பள்ளிகொண்டானுக்குப் பல்லாண்டு கூறுதுமே'. It is the first of the three temples where Lord Narayana presented himself in a Sayana Kolam to block the floods intended to disrupt Brahmma's Yagna.

Ellai Amman temple is presented in Vettuvanam village. 2 kms from Pallikonda.

Also a great temple of Lord Muruga "VITHUGIRI VELAVAN TEMPLE" is situated at VITHU HILLS near toll plaza.

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.