Thimmapuram

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Thimmapuram
village
Thimmapuram 2013
Thimmapuram 2013
Coordinates: 9°42′20.92″N 78°11′0.28″E / 9.7058111°N 78.1834111°E / 9.7058111; 78.1834111Coordinates: 9°42′20.92″N 78°11′0.28″E / 9.7058111°N 78.1834111°E / 9.7058111; 78.1834111
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Virudhunagar
Population
 • Total near about 900
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 626106
Nearest city Kariapatti
Lok Sabha constituency Ramanathapuram
Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly constituency Tiruchuli

Thimmapuram (திம்மாபுரம்) is a Panchayat & Village in the Virudhunagar district of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is 522 km (324 mi) from Chennai and 38 km (24 mi) away from Virudhunagar.

It is located on the Madurai-Tuticorin national highway NH-45B. Thimmapuram is bordered by the Madurai and Sivagangai districts. It belongs to the Kariapatti (காரியாபட்டி).

Neighboring villages include V. Nangoor, Erumaikulam, Manakulam, Thottiankulam, and Puliankulam. The nearest towns are Kariapatti, Madurai, Tirumangalam, Virudhunagar, Tiruppuvanam and Narikudi.

History[edit]

Thimmapuram name derived from in the ancient history where ThummaNachiyar sister of Thirumalai Nayak lived in this village after her marriage. Once upon a time major drought in this area, Thimmanachiyar request to his brother bring water. Thirumalai Nayak made long canal from Vaigai River. Ancient period where the Nayak people lived in this village and ruled this area. Historic people lived in this village such as Arumuga Thevar, Palaniandi Thevar. This historic people worship by group of people. There are various caste of people living in this village including Thevar, Scheduled caste, Pillai,

Notified peoples[edit]

Mr, Kanathasamy Thevar(Ex-President Society), Akkiniya Thevar, Katturani(Ex-President), Thangam(Ex-President), Mr Lakshmanan(President) Karuppusamy (Ex-Forest Ranger) Palanikkumar(Educationist)

Economy[edit]

A
Agriculture farm of Palanikkumar in Thimmapuram.

This village is mainly dependent on agriculture, cultivating produce such as Paddy and Ground nuts. There is industry near to the village, such as the TVS Sundaram brake Linings.

Government[edit]

Thimmapuram is a Panchayat of Narikudi Block in Virudhunagar. The current president of this Panchayat is Mr. Lakshmanan.

Transport[edit]

Thimmapuram has no railway stations within 10 km. Madurai Jn Rail Way Station, a major railway station, is 48 km from Thimmapuram.

Culture[edit]

Thimmapuram villagers enjoy eating rice and celebrating festivals such as the Sri Vellachi Amman Temple Festival. The local temples are Vellachi Amman, Alaganachi, Ayyanar, Muniyappan Temple and every year temple celebration done by people.

Education[edit]

Nearby schools include the Government Middle School and Government Higher Secondary School. The local colleges are the Sethu Institute of College, NagaSiva Polytechnic, Nazia Arts, and Science College.

Health[edit]

Local hospitals are the Primary Health Care Center Mustakurichi and Government Hospital Kariapatty.

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