Rayagiri

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Rayagiri
இராயகிரி
mannar malai
Town panchayat
Rayagiri is located in Tamil Nadu
Rayagiri
Rayagiri
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°20′N 77°32′E / 9.34°N 77.54°E / 9.34; 77.54Coordinates: 9°20′N 77°32′E / 9.34°N 77.54°E / 9.34; 77.54
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirunelveli
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,509
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 627764
Telephone code +91 4636

Rayagiri is a panchayat town in Tirunelveli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Population[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Rayagiri had a population 10,855. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rayagiri has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72% and female literacy is 50%. In Rayagiri, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Location[edit]

Rayagiri is exactly 86 km from Madurai towards south and 88 km from Tirunelveli towards north and 3 km away from Madurai - chengottai Highway.

The nearest cities to Rayagiri are Rajapalayam, Puliangudi and Sankaran Kovil.

Schools[edit]

In Rayagiri, there are six elementary schools, one girls high school, one higher secondary school and two private matriculation schools are available. There are Rayagiri Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai thiru Si. Ba Sivanthi Aathithanar Higher secondary school, Rayagiri Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai thiru Si. Ba Aathithanar girls High school, Rayagiri Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai thiru si ba Aathithanar primary school, Rayagiri Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai thiru Ramasamy Nadar primary school, Rayagiri Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai thiru Kamarajar primary and Matriculation school, Arunachala duvakkappalli and Kumutha Nursary school

Old Student Alumni Association Rayagiri [OSAAR][edit]

Old Student Alumni Association Rayagiri [OSAAR] Registered Under The Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act.1975.(TAMIL NADU ACT 27 OF 1975).

Festivals[edit]

Chithirai(Tamil Month) Festival Pommagal & Sakkadevi Pongal ( Veera Pandiya Kattabomman Thottar Jothi Ootakul Chkthirai last friday), krishnan kovil & Rajakaliamman(AR),

Aadi (Tamil Month) Rayagiri Rasingaperi Puthu Madasamy Kovil festival, mutthalammam kovil Festival and Kaliamman Kovil festivel ,

Purattashi (Tamil Month) Rayagiri Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai Arulmegu Sri Mariamman kovil Purattashi festival in 10 days festival which is conducted by Rayagiri Hindu Nadars, then Kaliamman and Gangaiamman Kovil purattashi festival

Markazhi (Tamil Month) Thiruvathirai festival, Vaikunda yehathashi, Iyyappan Kovil Mandala Pujai,

Panguni (Tamil Month) Rayagiri Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai Arulmegu Sri Mariamman kovil Panguni festival in 3 days which is conducted by Rayagiri Hindu Nadars. Peoples are celebrate many other festival like Diwali thai pongal etc

People from this town are followers ancient medicine methods, ancient Josiam methods.

Famous in Rayagiri Rayagiri Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai Arulmegu Sri Mariamman kovil Purattashi festival, panguni festival "Sudalai Mada Swamy" kovil pongal and Rayagiri Rasingaperi Puthu Madasamy Kovil festival these are very interesting and enjoyable

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.