Pallipattu

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Pallipattu
பள்ளிப்பட்டு
పళ్ళిపట్టు
town
Pallipattu is located in Tamil Nadu
Pallipattu
Pallipattu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 13°20′N 79°27′E / 13.33°N 79.45°E / 13.33; 79.45Coordinates: 13°20′N 79°27′E / 13.33°N 79.45°E / 13.33; 79.45
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruvallur
Government
 • Type Town
 • Body Town Panchayat
Elevation 154 m (505 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 8,650
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 631207
Telephone code (91)44 - 2784
Vehicle registration TN-20

Pallipattu (Tamil:பள்ளிபட்டு) is a town in Tiruvallur district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 113 kilometres (70 miles) from Chennai, 40 kilometres ( 25 miles) from Chittoor district , 51 kilometres (32 miles) from Tirupathi, 36 kilometres (22 miles) from Tiruttani, 50 kilometres (32 miles) from Arakkonam and border place of the state of Andhra Pradesh

Geography[edit]

Pallipat is located at 13°20′N 79°27′E / 13.33°N 79.45°E / 13.33; 79.45.[1] It has an average elevation of 154 metres (505 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Pallipattu had a population of 8,650. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Pallipattu has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 63%.

Schools[edit]

There are many schools in the town to provide education to people of Pallipat and surrounding villages. The medium of instruction in these schools are in Tamil, Telugu and English. The schools are :

  • Saai Sri Matric Hr Sec School
  • P.U.Elementary School (Main)
  • P.U. Ele. School, Dalavaipattadai
  • P.U. Ele. School, Anjaneya Nagar
  • Government High School For Boys
  • Government High School For Girls
  • Government Higher Sec. School
  • St. Mary's Matriculation School

Developments[edit]

There are many development projects coming up in this area like Government Arts college and Railway Station that connects chennai to Chittor.

Politics[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh and Madras Alteration of Boundaries Act, enacted in 1959 by the Parliament of India under the provisions of article 3 of the constitution, went into effect from 1 April 1960. Under the act, Tirutani taluk and Pallipattu sub-taluk of the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh were transferred to Madras State in exchange for territories from the Chingelput (Chengalpattu and Salem Districts.

Pallipattu was a state assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu from 1977 to 2007 and after that, Pallipattu became part of Tiruttani (State Assembly Constituency). Also it is part of and Arakkonam (Lok Sabha constituency).

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