Vedasandur

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Vedasandur is a panchayat town in Dindigul district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Vedasandur town is 18 km from Dindigul city.

Etymology[edit]

The name derived from the Vedan Sandhaiur i.e. Vedan means hunter, Sandhai means the place of selling.


Vedasandur is suburban of Dindigul. Vedasandur is located at 10°32′N 77°57′E / 10.53°N 77.95°E / 10.53; 77.95.[1] It has an average elevation of 219 metres (718 feet).It is located on the banks of Kodaganar river,which is a major drinking water source for Dindigul corporation.NH 7 (Varanasi -Kanyakumari) Highway pass on the Vedasandur. State Highway 152 connecting Vadamadurai to oddanchatram and Palani.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Vedasandur had a population of 14998. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Vedasandur has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 70%. In Vedasandur, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Many spinning mills around Vedasandur.

Vedasandur is well connected by public transportation from Salem,Erode,Dindigul, Madurai, Namakkal,Karur,Hosur,Bangalore.

Politics[edit]

Vedasandur assembly constituency is part of Karur (Lok Sabha constituency). The current MLA is Dr Paramasivam. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Vedasandur
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 

See also[edit]

bala