Natrampalli

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Natrampalli
Town
Natrampalli is located in Tamil Nadu
Natrampalli
Natrampalli
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°35′N 78°33′E / 12.59°N 78.55°E / 12.59; 78.55Coordinates: 12°35′N 78°33′E / 12.59°N 78.55°E / 12.59; 78.55
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Vellore
Elevation 196 m (643 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,076
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 635852
Telephone code 04179
Vehicle registration TN-83
Nearest city Vellore
Lok Sabha constituency Thiruvannamalai
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jolarpet

Natrampalli is a selection grade panchayat town and Taluk in Vellore district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The Natrampalli block is a revenue block in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, India. It has a total of 26 panchayat villages. It is a small satellite town where many people go for work to places like Hosur, Vaniyambadi, Tirupattur Ambur and Pallikonda.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Natrampalli had a population of 9076. More than 70% Vanniyar Kula Kshatriyas, Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Natrampalli has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 64%. In Natrampalli, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The main job source is Agriculture, Tobacco (Beedi) industry and allied works. It has two Govt Hr. Sec schools, 4 High schools. It Ramakrishna Vidyala Mutt, which is next bigger to Mylapore Mutt in Tamil Nadu. It runs a charitable hospital which benefits many villages in around Natrampalli village. From 1971 to 2010 it is a constituency for (state assembly) but due to population jolarpettai which is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) away from Natrampalli got constituency now recently (2011). The Assembly constituency for Nattarampalli has been renamed as Jolarpet constituency.K.C.Veeramani (AIADMK) is MLA now.

Villages around Natrampalli[edit]

Natrampalli town is surrounded by cluster of villages some of them are Nearby villages are Thoppalagunda, Katheri, Vettapattu, Bandarapalli, Athurkuppam, Kandili, Thasiriyapanur, Nayanacheruvu, Sorakalnatham, Kalnarsampatti, Pudupet, Agraharam, Mallapalli, Velakkalnattham, Jangalapuram.

Topography[edit]

Almost the whole of Natrampalli consists of flat terrain. The general slope is towards southeast and situated in the banks of tributary of the Palar river. It is situated at an altitude of 195.75 metres (642.2 ft) above mean sea level. The wind direction is predominant towards southwest for the whole of the year. However, during summer it is from southwest to northeast.

Climate and weather[edit]

The seasonal climate conditions are moderate. Weather is colder during winter and hotter in summer due to hills and forests surrounding the town. The seasons are classified as follows:

Cold Weather Hot Weather South West Monsoon North East Monsoon
Mid December to end of February March, April and May June to mid October Mid October to mid December

The average maximum and minimum temperature are 43 °C (109 °F) and 16 °C (61 °F) respectively. The town typically receives a maximum rainfall of 34 cm (13 in), 36 cm (14 in) during the September, October and November. Light moderate rainfall of 11 to 30 cm (4.3 to 11.8 in) occurs during the months of June, July & August.

Tourist places[edit]

  • Yelagiri hills, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi)
  • Kavalur observatory-near alangayam
  • Pachur hills -Murugan temple, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi)
  • Kothur- famous for grape orchard.
  • Sri Araavamutha Perumal Temple3 kilometres (1.9 mi)
  • Sri PuthuMariyamman Temple8 kilometres (5.0 mi)
  • Mariyamman Temple - SORAKAYAL NATHAM -5 kilometres (3.1 mi)

Politics[edit]

Education schools and colleges[edit]

  • Green Valley Public School-CBSE, Jangalapuram, Natrampalli.
  • Panchayat Union Elementary School Natrampalli,
  • Ramakrishna vidalaya matriculation school, Natrampalli
  • Dewan Mohammed higher secondary school, kethandapatti, natrampalli
  • Brindavan matriculation higher secondary School Natrampalli,
  • SSV matriculation school Natrampalli,
  • Government Boys higher secondary school, Natrampalli
  • Government Girls Higher secondary School Natrampalli
  • SRI KALAIMAGAL[1] College Of Education, Atturkuppam Village, Natrampalli.
  • BHARATHIDASAN[2] Engineering College, bandarapalli, Natrampalli.
  • VANAVIL arts and science college, sommanayakampatti, Natrampalli.
  • Panchayat Union Elementary School, Jangalapuram, Natrampalli.
  • Government High school, Jangalapuram, Natrampalli

Transport[edit]

Roadways[edit]

Natrampalli is well connected by road. It is situated on (NH 46- Krishnagiri- Bargur- Natrampalli). The town lies on the highway (NH 46) of the Bangalore-Chennai section which is part of the Golden Quadrilateral Highways Project. Natrampalli is located at a distance of 76.2 km (47.3 mi) from Vellore and 196 km (122 mi) from Chennai. It is 120 km (75 mi) from Bangalore. The nearest big town is Tirupattur which is 17 km (11 mi) from Natrampalli. Jolarpettai is 7 km (4.3 mi) from Natrampalli. People here speak Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages. Buses are there frequently to Kuppam through Kothur a small hilly area.

Railways[edit]

The nearest railway station is Somanayakampatti where only Passenger & Jolarpetti Express trains halt. But people prefer Jolarpettai Junction through which 121 trains pass per day.

Temples[edit]

Shri Shamundeeshwari Amman temple[edit]

SHRI SHAMUNDEESHWARI AMMAN TEMPLE: The Goddess is very powerful and very graceful. The temple is situated on the banks of Palar river. Many devotees come from the Vellore district to worship the Goddess.

MAHABHARATA TEMPLE, Jangalapuram - The Mahabharata is an epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Pandava princes

Ramakrishna Mutt[edit]

It is the second mutt started in India after Mylapore Chennai. The mutt was started in 1908. It runs a school as well as a hospital for poor people. The mutt has been sanctified by the stay of Swami Shivananda (once in 1924 and again in 1926), Swami Ramakrishnananda (in 1926) and Swami Abhedananda (in 1906), direct disciples of Sri Ramakrishna. Gandhiji had visited the mutt in 1933. http://www.srkmnattarampalli.org.in/

Periyandavar Temple[edit]

The God is the mother god for most of the people in Natrampalli. The Goddess is very powerful and very graceful. The temple is situated on the banks of Palar river. Every New Moon day Amavasai Pooja will celebrated very grandly.

Mariyamman Temple[edit]

From Sorakayal Natham Village Mariyamman Temple The Goddess is very powerful and very graceful. The temple is situated on the banks of Palar river. Many devotees come from the Vellore district to worship the Goddess.

Industries[edit]

  • Mahindra food products(mango pulp industry).
  • Government sugar mill, kethandapatti, natrampalli.
  • Thirunavukarasu Agarbathi Factory, Annasagaram (village) Mallapalli (panchayat), Natrampalli.
sri venkateswaragarments anna street samundeswarinagar natrampalli

Hospitals[edit]

  • Government Medical hospital.
  • Ramakrishna mutt medical hospital.
  • * Government Medical hospital. Pudupettai, Natrampalli.

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. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-08.