Thammampatti

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Thammampatti
Dharma Nagar
city
Thammampatti is located in Tamil Nadu
Thammampatti
Thammampatti
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°26′17″N 78°29′01″E / 11.43806°N 78.48361°E / 11.43806; 78.48361Coordinates: 11°26′17″N 78°29′01″E / 11.43806°N 78.48361°E / 11.43806; 78.48361
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Salem
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 21,503
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 636113
Telephone code 91-4282
Vehicle registration TN-77

Thammampatti is a Town Panchayat in Gangavalli taluk of Salem district in the state of Tamil Nadu Thammampatti is situated between Pachamalai and the Kolli Hills. The river Swetha flows through the town and joins the river Vasista to form the river Vellar, which empties into the Bay of Bengal at Port Novo.

As of the Census India 2011, Thammampatti has a voter population of 20,751 with 5205 houses. The literacy rate is 66%, with a male literacy rate of 74% and a female literacy rate of 58%. The main industry in the area is agriculture, especially cultivation of tapioca.

Thammampatti is also famous for jallikattu next to famous jallikattu locations like Alanganallur, Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu

Temples in the Town[edit]

Two famous temples are located in Thammampatti. One is the Kashi Vishwanathar Aalayam, where the river Swetha flows as like, Ganges flow in Varanasi. In this temple the Aavudayar is in square shape which is very rare to find elsewhere. History says that, Pancha Pandavas visited Thammampatti (Ancient name - Dharuma Nagar) and had holy water in river Swetha. After about five generations, this temple underwent Kumbhabhishekam. Second is Sri Ukra Khadali Narasimha Swamy temple, which is around 600 years old. This temple underwent kumbhabhishekam in 2008. There is also a mountain named (Thirumankaradu) located in the north end of Thammampatti having temples of great three religions- Lord Murugan, a Church and a Mosque situated together symbolizing the unity of people from different religions. Also there were many small village deities situated around the village named Ettadiyan, Periyasamy, Mariamman, Selliyamman, Ayyanaar. Sri Kanyakaparameswari Amman (Vasavi) Temple and festival of chitra pournami,navarathri and sriramanavami and Jamia Masjid are situated in Bazaar Street which praises the unity of the people. The village is surrounded under the foot of Kolli Hills in the West and Green Hills in the East.

Industry[edit]

Tapioca[edit]

This city is famous for Tapioca (Kuchikizhangu) farming having more than 50 processing mills and acres of fields.

Wood Carving[edit]

Wood carving is another major occupation of the residents of the town that has been passed down through generations. These are also exported to countries like Burma, Sri Lanka, Maldives etc.

Agrotop Farm Equipment Pvt Ltd[edit]

Agrotop Farm Equipment Pvt Ltd One of the leading farm equipment manufacturing companies in Tamil Nadu, which provides the best and reliable products for the farmers since 1994. First in India to launch Hi-tech Multicrop threshers with conveyors, which can be used for threshing maize, sunflower, paddy, etc., As south India is well known for the cultivation of turmeric, the product range has been extended towards turmeric cooker.

PREET Combine Harvesters Sales and Service[edit]

PREET AGRO Industries Pvt. Ltd.

PREET one of India's leading manufacturer of Combine Harvesters, Agriculture Tractors & Agricultural implements, started its journey way back in the year 1980. PREET's total Tamil Nadu sales and service office is present here.

Educational institutions[edit]

Government Schools[edit]

  • Government Boys Higher secondary School
  • Government Girls Higher Secondary School
  • panchayath Union middle School.
  • panchayath union primary schools
 1.pananthoppu
 2.udayarpalayam
 3.ganthi nagar
 4.8th ward
 5.selvanagar

Private Schools[edit]

  • Bharathi Matriculation Higher Secondary School,
  • Lucky Matriculation School,
  • Swamy Vivekanandha Nursery and Primary School.

Computer Center[edit]

Banks[edit]

List of Banks[edit]

  • Indian Bank,
  • Salem District Central Co-operative Bank Limited.
  • State Bank of India,
  • Indian Overseas Bank,
  • Karur Vysya Bank,
  • Canara Bank
  • Attur urban cooperative bank

ATMs[edit]

  • State Bank of India,
  • Karur Vysya Bank,
  • Axis Bank,
  • Lakshmi Vilas Bank,
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Bank

Churches in Thammampatty

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