Samayanallur

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Coordinates: 9°59′00″N 78°02′00″E / 9.9833°N 78.0333°E / 9.9833; 78.0333

Samayanallur is a small town located on National Highway 7, 12 kilometers from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. The main town just lies between the strip formed by the NH7 and Rail Track. On the south side is the river Vaigai and on the north side is Todaneri Lake ("Todaneri Kanmaai").

Community[edit]

The majority of the people are Hindus, followed by Christians and Muslims. Most of the people do business or some work in Madurai.

Education[edit]

There is a Government higher secondary School. Samayanallur also has St. Joseph's High School, a school that is going to celebrate its Platinum Jubilee. In the Center of the campus is the old Catholic Church. Many of the Alumni of the school are now Doctors, Lawyers, Engineers and Entrepreneurs.

Festivals[edit]

Lord Veera BathiraSwamy reigns from Veeraiah Temple which is located in Agraharam, and one more famous temple reigns from Santhanakaruppa Swamy Temple festivals is located on Samayanallur Highway. Another is patira kaali Amman located in kali Amman Kovil Street Samayanallur. The prominent festival of Samayanallur is Veeraiah Kovil Thiruvizha for 15 days celebration. It is celebrated once in four years subjected to the unity of various groups in the town. This festival is a week-long festival. It ends with famous “Valli Thirumana Nadagam” and “Arichandiran Nadagam”.

Politics[edit]

Solavandhan assembly constituency (SC) is part of Theni (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-11.