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Vinayagapuram (Tamil: விநாயகபுரம்) is a municipality and it is a Northern Suburb of Chennai city in Tiruvallur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Development is very fast in recent times. Land costs are sky high
Location and surroundings
Vinayagapuram is a residential area near Puzhal, one of the Northern Suburbs of Chennai City, Tamil Nadu. The main thoroughfares in the area are round ring road near Lucas Tvs junction which connects all the four places like Padi,New Avadi road, Anna nagar, Puzhal.Vinayagapuram has been attached to chennai corporation in the year 2011.it is one of the fast developing place.rate of lands are getting higher in a rocket speed. Neighbourhoods close to Vinayagapuram are Perambur, Anna Nagar, Villivakkam, Puzhal, Jawahar Nagar, Thiru-vi-ka Nagar, Senthil Nagar, Madhavaram and Periyar Nagar. It is close to the Grand North Trunk Road(GNT)which connects to Grand South trunk(GST).
Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) runs passenger buses to Vinayagapuram from other major parts of the Chennai city. Government has allotted place for bus terminus near by Vinayagapuram bus stand. The Bus routes operated from here are 142 to Broadway, 29 ext to Mandaveli. Though the frequency of buses is less from vinayagapuram bus terminus, a number of buses from Redhills can be boarded at Vinayagapuram bus stop. Buses from redhills are 242 (redhills to broadway), 113 (redhills to guindy),42C(parrys to teacher's colony),142P(Perambur to Puthagaram). Share Autos play an important role for transportation here. As there is no railway line passing through Vinayagapuram, residents normally go to villivakam or Perambur (nearest railway station) to travel in trains.
Vinayagapuram has a good number of educational institutions like Velammal Engineering College(Surapet),Velammal Vidhyashram CBSE, Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School,Everwin Vidhyashram (Kolathur), Infant Jesus Matriculation School,MDM Matriculation school and Kings Matriculation School,Godson Public school, Kaligi Ranganathan Montford Higher Sec. School,Sri Vinayaga typing institute.
Rajaji street,Ganesh nagar,Old Lakshmipuram,Puthagaram,thirumal nagar, Bala Vinayagar Kovil Street, Sri Kumaran Nagar, S.B.O.A teachers nagar, Secretariot colony, Saraswathy nagar, Surapet,K.V.R Nagar,Thirumal Srinivasa Nagar,Kalpalayam, Rettari, Teachers colony,Ayyapa nagar, Veeraragavalu Nagar,VMK nagar,ganapathy nagar behind thirumal nagar 6th.
Temples and churches
This area is surrounded by lot of ancient and new temples like Bala Vinayagar Temple, Anicent Perumal Temple, Shirdipuram Sarva Shakthi Peedam-Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Thirumal nagar, Parvathi Amman Temple,Ayyappan Temple,OLD HANUMAN TEMPLE since 1990,Vinnai Theertha Vinayagar popular Lord Ganesh temple in Thirumal nagar to name a few. E.C.I church, Zion Garden AG Church, C.S.I church of new life in Jesus in Teachers Colony very popular among few churches.
Lake view hospital, Maya hospital and Kumaran hospital are the important hospitals in Vinayagapuram. City Dental Care is a multispeciality dental centre near Vinayagapuram bus stand. Apart from these, there are few Nursing homes and clinics in aiding the people here.