Brahmadesam (Cheyyar)

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Brahmadesam (Cheyyar)
பிரம்மதேசம்
town panchayat
Brahmadesam (Cheyyar) is located in Tamil Nadu
Brahmadesam (Cheyyar)
Brahmadesam (Cheyyar)
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Brahmadesam (Cheyyar) is located in India
Brahmadesam (Cheyyar)
Brahmadesam (Cheyyar)
Brahmadesam (Cheyyar) (India)
Coordinates: 12°50′19″N 79°31′30″E / 12.83861°N 79.52500°E / 12.83861; 79.52500Coordinates: 12°50′19″N 79°31′30″E / 12.83861°N 79.52500°E / 12.83861; 79.52500
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruvannamalai District
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,288
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 632511[1]
Telephone code 04182
Vehicle registration TN25 arani division
Nearest city Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, Chennai
Sex ratio 100.5 /
Literacy 69.77%%
Lok Sabha constituency Arani

Brahmadesam is an Indian Panchayat, town panchayat village located in Cheyyar taluk of Thiruvannamalai district in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the 64 village panchayats under Vembakkam block of the Thiruvannamalai district.[2] Brahmadesam is located on Right Bank of Cheyyar River, a tributary to Palar River. The village code for Brahmadesam is 07 and it falls under the Venbakkam Block (Block Code.13).[3]

Etymology[edit]

The word Brahmadesam (also spelled as Brammadesam) means "Country of Brahma" in Tamil. There are at least five other villages in Tamil Nadu, also named as "Brahmadesam" located in Tirunelveli, Villupuram, Perambalur and Erode districts respectively.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 census, the population of Brahmadesam was 5288 with a total of 1198 households. The female to male sex ratio was 995 with 2638 males and 2650 females. The literacy rate in the village was 69.77%.[4]

Public services[edit]

Post office[edit]

Brahmadesam village has Branch post office which comes under Ranipet (Head Office). The village shares the postal code "632511" along with 5 branch offices of Tiruvanamalai district namely Vadailluppai, Thennampattu, Sattuvanthangal, Pulivalam- Sunaipattu, Natteri, & with 4 other Branch offices in Vellore District Sakkaramallur, Ananthangal, Esayanur, Jagirvalavanur respectively.[1]

Police station[edit]

Police station of Brahmadesam Village Panchayat located in Cheyyar taluk of Thiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu

Brahmadesam has a police station in charge of a Sub-Inspector. The village along with nearby hamlet pudur come under the station's jurisdiction.[5]

Bank[edit]

One of the major banks in India - Indian Overseas Bank - has a branch at Brahmadesam. It is located at Kosa Street.[6]

Education[edit]

To cater for the educational needs of rural students the Government of Tamil Nadu has set up one Adi Dravidar Welfare Elementary School (Specially for the Upliftment of Scheduled caste students in Tamil Nadu), two Panchayat Union Elementary Schools and a Government Higher Secondary School administered by the Department of School Education.[7]

Transportation[edit]

Brahmadesam is situated on the State Highway (SH-05) and is connected to nearest towns Arcot, Vandavasi, Tindivanam & Kanchipuram [Cheyyar] by Government operated & private buses.

State Highway between Tindivanam & Arcot passes through Brahmadesam Village
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SH-05


Specific Places Nearby[edit]

Temples[edit]

One ancient temple for Lord Shiva, Prakadiswarar temple, as well as temples for Selliamman, Mariammam, Durgaiamman are in Brahmadesam. Lord Prakadiswarar temple is the oldest temple here, built by Simhavarman of Pallava dynasty in circa 6th century AD. It is now maintained by Tamil Nadu State Archaeology Department. Specialty of this temple are pillars that can produce seven different types of musical notes (or seven swaras or sapthaswara). The sanctum santorum of this temple is also one of a kind.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b India Post web portal (Government of India). "India Post search result for Pin code of Brahmadesam village". Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Tamil Nadu Maps (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Government of Tamil Nadu Map indicating village panchayats of Vembakkam Block". Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  3. ^ Rural Development & Panchayat Raj Department (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Government of Tamil Nadu Database indicating village panchayats of Venbakkam Block" (PDF). Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "Primary Census Abstract - Census 2001". Directorate of Census Operations - Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original on 26 July 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  5. ^ Tamil Nadu Police Department. "Tamil Nadu Police Web portal indicating Police station at Brahmadesam village". Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  6. ^ Indian Overseas Bank. "Indian Overseas Bank Web portal showing Branch office at Brahmadesam village". Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  7. ^ Department of School Education (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Department of School Education web portal showing Government School at Brahmadesam village". Archived from the original on 11 April 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2010.