Vadipatti

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Vadipatti
Vadipatti is located in Tamil Nadu
Vadipatti
Vadipatti
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°05′03″N 77°57′48″E / 10.084305°N 77.963448°E / 10.084305; 77.963448Coordinates: 10°05′03″N 77°57′48″E / 10.084305°N 77.963448°E / 10.084305; 77.963448
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictMadurai
Government
 • TypePanchayat Town
 • BodyVadippatti Peruratchi
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total26,830
Demonym(s)Vadippattians
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
625218
Vehicle registrationTN-59
Websitewww.vadipatti.com

Vadipatti is a panchayat town in the Madurai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Population of the town is 21,833.[2] The famous Festival for Bull "Erudhukattu Vizha". The major "Jallikattu Protest" happened in this town surroundings.

Demographics[edit]

As of a 2001 Indian census,[3] Vadipatti had a population of 21,780. Males and females each constitute 50% of the population. Vadipatti has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 61%. In Vadipatti, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. There is a bifurcated river of Vaigai (aka Mullai Periyaru Irrigational Channel) runs south of this small township. Its paddy field and plantain field are source for the people who live around this place. There is a famous village near to this place called Kulasekaran Kottai, where Kulasekara Pandian Pandian of Pandya Dynasty had his palace and Meenakshi temple constructed here by him still exist. Ponnaiah malai also located in this town. This small town celebrates no. of festivals, including Bull fight during the month of October before Pongal festival. The main village of L Pudur is located near the bus stand. There is a falls near the town called Kutladampatti Aruvi. You can reach "Kutladampatti Aruvi" through semminipatti bus route. Ramayanpatti and katchaikatti also notable place to visit.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census Commission of India"
  2. ^ "Census Commission of India"
  3. ^ ["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.]