Aygudi

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Ayikudi
ஆய்க்குடி
Ayikudi
city
Paddy fields around Ayikudi
Paddy fields around Ayikudi
Ayikudi is located in Tamil Nadu
Ayikudi
Ayikudi
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 8°59′13″N 77°20′20″E / 8.98694°N 77.33889°E / 8.98694; 77.33889Coordinates: 8°59′13″N 77°20′20″E / 8.98694°N 77.33889°E / 8.98694; 77.33889
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirunelveli
Taluk Tenkasi
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,172
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Ayikudi is a panchayat town in Tirunelveli district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

History[edit]

Aai Andiran was the chieftain of Ayikudi and its surroundings.He is one of the seven great philanthropists of ancient Tamil Nadu. He gave an elephant to the commoners Tamil wikipedia

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 India census,[1] Ayikudi had a population of 12,924. Males constituted 50% of the population and females 50%. Ayikudi had an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 11% of the population was under 6 years of age.

By the 2011 census the population had increased to 15,172.[2]

Non profitable Organisation[edit]

Amar Seva Sangam[edit]

The Amar Seva Sangam, established by S. Ramakrishnan with a few friends in 1981, the International Year of the Disabled, was registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975 Cer. No. TSI 16/1981. The Founder became a Quadriplegic in 1975 when he was in the fourth year of an Engineering course, following an accident he met with while attending the interview for Naval Officers' selection. After intense self-rehabilitation, he wanted to serve society and spend his remaining life meaningfully, resulting in the birth of AMAR SEVA SANGAM, named after his doctor, Air Marshal Amarjit Singh Chahal.
In 1992 a young professional accountant, S. Sankara Raman, affected by muscular dystrophy and a wheelchair user, left his lucrative practice at Chennai, and joined Ramakrishnan with a dream to build a valley for the disabled. Their vision is to make Amar Seva Sangam a model centre catering to all the needs of the disabled.[1]

Religious[edit]

Temple[edit]

Ayikudi is famous for its Balasubramanya Swami Temple[3] It is situated at the banks of Hanuman nathi.Skanda shasti soora samharam is the famous festival celebrated every year for 7 days.

Balasubramanya Swami Temple During Soora Samharam Festival

See also[edit]

Ayikudi Balasubramanya Swami Temple

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. 
  2. ^ "NPR Report: Tamil Nadu: Tirunelveli: Tenkasi". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. 
  3. ^ Ayikudi Balasubramanya Swami Temple