Baliganur

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Baliganur
village
Baliganur is located in Tamil Nadu
Baliganur
Baliganur
Baliganur is located in India
Baliganur
Baliganur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°30′43″N 78°01′35″E / 12.51205°N 78.0265°E / 12.51205; 78.0265Coordinates: 12°30′43″N 78°01′35″E / 12.51205°N 78.0265°E / 12.51205; 78.0265
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Krishnagiri
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Baliganur (Tamil: பாலிகனூர், Kannada: ಬಾಲಿಗಾನೂರ್, Telugu: బాలిగానూర్) is a village in the Krishnagiri taluk of Krishnagiri District, Tamil Nadu, India. Baliganur is 20 km far from the district headquarters Krishnagiri . It is 231 km far from the state capital Chennai.

Baliganur is a name derived from balika which means young girl. The village is referred to as Gangakulam (Tamil: கங்காகுலம்).

In the modern age people can recognise as the Black Hill Village (Karimalai), after a hill located right in front of the village. It is surrounded by minor forest on one quarter.

Agriculture in Baliganur[edit]

The important crops of Baliganur Village are rice, ragi, banana, tomato, coconut, mango, groundnut, vegetables and flowers. The village has an excellent scope for agri business.

Population[edit]

Year Male Female Total
2009 480 322 802
2011 492 445 937

Jallikattu Festival[edit]

The bull-baiting sport known as Jallikattu is practiced in Baliganur during the annual Thai Pongal festival, using highly trained bulls and malai madus.

Geography[edit]

The nearest towns are:

The nearest villages are Bellampalli, Ennekol Pudur, Chikkapoovathi, Alappatti, and Madepatti.

Education[edit]

Nearby schools[edit]

  • Nalanda Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • R C Fathima Boys High School
  • SVC Matriculation School
  • Municipal Higher Secondary School
  • Government Boys Higher Secondary School

Nearby colleges[edit]

  • Government Arts College
  • Government Arts and Science College for Women
  • A.E.S. Teacher Training Education Institute
  • Arignar Anna College

Nearby banks[edit]

  • Tamilnad Mercantile Bank, Ltd., Krishnagiri
  • Union Bank of India, Krishnagiri
  • Indian Bank, Royakottah
  • State Bank of India, Krishnagiri town

References[edit]