Vadakadu

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Vadakadu
city
Vadakadu is located in Tamil Nadu
Vadakadu
Vadakadu
Vadakadu is located in India
Vadakadu
Vadakadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°20′30″N 79°03′39″E / 10.341771°N 79.060879°E / 10.341771; 79.060879Coordinates: 10°20′30″N 79°03′39″E / 10.341771°N 79.060879°E / 10.341771; 79.060879
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Pudukkottai
Government
 • President Kanagaraj
Area
 • Total 1,250 km2 (480 sq mi)
Elevation 79 m (259 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 8,742
 • Density 100/km2 (300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 622304
Telephone code 04322-251***
Sex ratio 50% /
Website www.vadakadu.blogspot.com

Vadakadu (Tamil language: வடகாடு) is one of the largest village in Alangudi, Tamil Nadu, India.

Mariamman Temple is a Hindu temple in the village. The temple's annual festival falls in May as well as Sithirai.

People are mostly engaged in agriculture.

Geography[edit]

Vadakadu is located at 10°20′30″N 79°03′39″E / 10.341771°N 79.060879°E / 10.341771; 79.060879

  • This town lies in the near Alangudi, a town in pudukkottai district Tamilnadu, India.
  • This area mostly consists of red soil.

Demographics[edit]

Nearby villages are Pullanviduthi, Avanam

Protest[edit]

  • This is a place where the protests intensified for the Hydrocarbon fracking to mine gas decision from the central govt of india where people of Neduvasal are agitating against decision of the Government as it can pollute water and land here used for Agriculture[1] [2][3].

Etymology[edit]

Vadakadu means "north forest", deriving from the Tamil words "vada" meaning north and "kadu" meaning a forest.

Economy[edit]

  • This area is mainly depends on agriculture.

Tourism[edit]

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Schools[edit]

  • Thangam matriculation school, Vadakadu.
  • Lions matriculation school, Mangadu.

Banks[edit]

Nearest villages[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

  • Kabbadi, frequently arranged kabbadi matches.
  • cricket, cricket matches held annually from April to June.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jayaraman, Nityanand. "All You Need to Know About the Protests in Neduvasal, Tamil Nadu". thewire.in. Retrieved 2017-05-23. 
  2. ^ Thangavelu, Dharani (2017-03-10). "Protests against hydrocarbon project temporarily suspended in Neduvasal, Tamil Nadu". http://www.livemint.com/. Retrieved 2017-05-23.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ Ganesan, S. "One hydrocarbon project, many fault lines". The Hindu. Retrieved 2017-05-23.