Pothatturpettai

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Podaturpet
பொதட்டூர்பேட்டை
town
Podaturpet
Nickname: 
PDT
Podaturpet is located in Tamil Nadu
Podaturpet
Podaturpet
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 13°16′59″N 79°29′02″E / 13.283°N 79.484°E / 13.283; 79.484Coordinates: 13°16′59″N 79°29′02″E / 13.283°N 79.484°E / 13.283; 79.484
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTiruvallur
Government
 • TypeTown
 • BodyTown Panchayat
Area
 • Total10.86 km2 (4.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total40,000
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
631208
Telephone code91-44
Vehicle registrationTN-20

Pothatturpettai (also Podhattoorpet or Podaturpet) is a Town under Pallipattu(Pallipet) Taluk in Thiruvallur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Pothatturpettai is located between TiruttaniPallipattu(Pallipet) and SholinghurNagari (Andhra pradesh) also one of the border towns of Tamilnadu - Andhra Pradesh. This Town panchayat has 18 wards. In local body elections 2022, ADMK won majority by winning 13 wards.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Podhaturpettai had a population of 22,040. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Podhaturpettai has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 45%. In Podhaturpettai, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Main article: Andhra Pradesh and Madras Alteration of Boundaries Act

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, Tiruttani 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.

Tiruttani's assembly constituency is in Arakkonam (Lok Sabha constituency). It was part of Sriperumbudur (Lok Sabha constituency) earlier.

The Main Industry[edit]

Weaving is the most important industry and is done by the majority of the people. They are engaged in handloom and powerloom, both types of weaving. The high quality knitwear woven here is distributed to all parts of the country. Next to the textile industry, agriculture is the primary occupation carried out by the majority of the population. Paddy and sugarcane are the major crops.

Temple, Church & Masjid[edit]

Temple :

  1. Sivan Temple
  2. Ponniyamman Temple
  3. Dhrowpathi Amman Temple
  4. Murugar Temple (foot of the Hill)
  5. Subramani Temple
  6. Ucchi Pillaiyar Temple
  7. Nagamannam Temple
  8. Dhandamman Temple
  9. Ganagai Amma Temple
  10. Sithi Vinayagar Temple - Near Bus stand
  11. Bavani Amman
  12. Sengazani Ellamman Temple
  13. Sri Bhoo Varaharaswami(Vishnu) Temple - (West Pothatturpettai)

Church :

  1. CSI St. Paul's Church - Nadu Street
  2. St. Joseph's Church - Tiruttani road

Masjid :

  1. Masjid-e-Fathima

Transport[edit]

Pothatturpettai has transport links to the nearest cities, towns and villages. Pothatturpettai has bus depot and its contains govt buses. The state of Tamil Nadu operates buses to locations including Tiruttani, Pallipattu, Sorakkaiyapettai, Tiruvallur, Poonamallee, Athimanjeripettai, R.K. Pet, Sholingur, Nagari, Walajah, Vellore, Chittoor, and Private buses Operates to Pallipattu, Tiruttani, Arakkonam, Nagari, Puttur, Narayanavanam, Arani, Arcot and Sholinghur

Near by Railway stations

  1. Tiruttani Railway station (Distance – 22.5KM)
  2. Nagari Railway station (Distance – 13.5KM)
  3. Ekambarakuppam Railway station (Distance – 14.5KM)
  4. Arakkonam Junction Railway station (Distance – 35KM)
  5. Sholinghur Railway station (Distance – 39KM)

Educational Institutions[edit]

Schools[edit]

  1. Govt Boys higher Secondary school – Nadu street
  2. Govt Boys higher school – Nadu street
  3. Govt Elementary school – Nadu street
  4. Govt Girls higher Secondary – Thoppu street
  5. Govt Girls higher school – Thoppu street
  6. Govt higher school – Ponniyamman Kovil street
  7. P.U Middle School
  8. PUM School – Kudiyanavar street
  9. Government Middle School – Krishnanantha Street
  10. Panchayat Union Primary School Government
  11. St. Marys Matriculation School
  12. Vaariar Matriculation school – Podaturpet(Bommarajupet)
  13. TVM Nursery and Primary School
  14. Panchayat Union Primary School – Vanivilasapuram
  15. Ess(ANM) Middle school – Ponniyamman Kovil street
  16. Government Middle School – Ranganathan Street

Colleges[edit]

  1. ESSM College of Arts and Science
  2. ESSM College of Education
  3. TVM College of Education
  4. TVM College (AV)
  5. TVM Academy of Health Science

Financial institutions[edit]

Hospitals[edit]

  1. Government Hospital
  2. Government Siddha Hospital
  3. Sri Balaji Hospital
  4. Rajenthiran Hospital
  5. E.S.S.R Hospital
  6. E.S.S.R. Diabetic Centre
  7. Sri Vinayaga Dental Clinic
  8. Sri Hari Clinic
  9. Laksharaa Skin & Hair clinic
  10. Bharath Eye Clinic &Opticals
  11. Govt. Primary Health Centre, Sorakayapet

Nearby Towns and Routes[edit]

  • Podhaturpettai to Chennai – Via Tiruttani_Tamil Nadu (23 km) – Tiruvallur_Tamil Nadu (By Bus – 60 km) – Chennai_Tamil Nadu (By Bus – 107 km)
  • Podhaturpettai to Poonamallee – Via Tiruttani_Tamil Nadu (23 km) – Tiruvallur_Tamil Nadu (By Bus – 60 km) – Poonamallee_Tamil Nadu (By Bus – 87 km)
  • Podhaturpettai to Tiruvallur (Dist) – Via Tiruttani_Tamil Nadu (23 km) – Kanakamma Sathram_Tamil Nadu (39 km) – Tiruvallur_Tamil Nadu (By Bus – 60 km)
  • Podhaturpettai to Kanchipuram – Via Tiruttani_Tamil Nadu (23 km) – Arakkonam_Tamil Nadu (36 km) – Kancheepuram_Tamil Nadu (67 km)
  • Podhaturpettai to Tirupati – Via Nagari_Andhra Pradesh (15 km) Puttur_Andhra Pradesh (30 km) – Renigunta_Andhra Pradesh (57 km) – Tirupathi_Andhra Pradesh (60 km)
  • Podhaturpettai to Tirupati – Via Pallipattu_Tamil Nadu (11 km) – Karvetinagar_Andhra Pradesh (23 km) – Tirupathi_Andhra Pradesh (54 km)
  • Podhaturpettai to Chittoor & Bengaluru(Bengalore) – Via Pallipattu_Tamil Nadu (11 km) – Chittoor_Andhra Pradesh (54 km) – Bengaluru_Karnataka (233 km)
  • Podhaturpettai to Vellore, Ranipet & Arani Via Athimanjeripet_Tamil Nadu (9 KM) – RK Pet_Tamil Nadu (9 KM) – Sholinghur_Tamil Nadu (26 KM) – Walajapet_Tamil Nadu (48 km) – Arcot_Tamil Nadu (53 km) – Ranipet_Tamil Nadu (54 km) – Vellore_Tamil Nadu (75 km) {Sholinghur to Arni – Tamil Nadu (From Podhaturpet – 81 km})
  • Nearby Major Cities

Districts :-

  1. Thiruvallur – TN
  2. Tirupati - AP
  3. Kanchipuram – TN
  4. Vellore – TN
  5. Ranipet – TN
  6. Chengalpattu – TN
  7. Chennai – TN(Capital of TN)
  8. Chittoor – AP


Towns :-

  1. Tiruttani
  2. Arakkonam
  3. Sholinghur
  4. Arcot
  5. Arani
  6. Poonamallee
  7. Avadi
  8. Walajahpet
  9. Kaveripakkam
  10. Puttur – AP
  11. Renigunta – AP
  12. Karvetinagar – AP

Town Panchayat & Villages :-

  1. Pallipattu (Taluk)
  2. Athimanjeripet
  3. R.K. Pet
  4. Sorakayapet
  5. B.R palli
  6. Ekambarakuppam – AP
  7. Nagari – AP
  8. Banavaram
  9. ponnai
  10. Pichatur - AP
  11. Narayanavanam - AP

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pothatturpettai (Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India) – Population Statistics, Charts, Map, Location, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.