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TINDIVANAM is a town and a municipality in Viluppuram district
Viluppuram district
in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
. Its second largest town in villupuram District after headquarters town Villupuram . Important roads from north to south (NH 45) Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
pass through Tindivanam
Tindivanam
and similarly from west to east (NH 66).

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Etymology * 3 Geography * 4 Demographics * 5 Politics * 6 References

HISTORY

Tindivanam
Tindivanam
was early known as tinthirivanam(திந்திரிவனம்) due to the shivan (Eswaran) temple located at Tindivanam. The name of Shiva(Suyambu linga) located there is திந்திரிஈஸ்வர். (Thinthrineeswarar) with Maragadavalli Amman is a Thevara Vaipu Sthalam. Tindivanam
Tindivanam
is a Selection grade Municipal Town. Tindivanam was constituted as a Municipality
Municipality
in 01.04.1949 then it was upgraded as 2nd grade Municipality
Municipality
from 03.04.1970, 1st grade Municipality
Municipality
in 22.05.98 and Selection Grade in 02.12.2008.

Ennairam, located near Tindivanam, has inscriptions about the Hindu shastras that date back to the 11th century. The Chola
Chola
temple of Narasimma swamy koil built by Rajaraja Chola
Chola
1 (985 –1010) and has reached 1000 years. 8,000 samanaras lived in this village. As of 2011, the town had a population of 72,796.

ETYMOLOGY

It was initially known as "Tinthrivanam"(Jungle of Tamarind-புளியங்காடு) where "Tinthiri" means 'tamarind' and "vanam" means 'Jungle' in Tamil.

GEOGRAPHY

Tindivanam
Tindivanam
is located at 12°15′N 79°39′E / 12.25°N 79.65°E / 12.25; 79.65 . It has an average elevation of 58 metres (190 feet). Tindivanam
Tindivanam
is 120 km southwest from Chennai
Chennai
and 35 km northwest from Pondicherry
Pondicherry
. Tindivanam
Tindivanam
is one among the three sub-divisions of Viluppuram District
Viluppuram District
, Tamil Nadu. This small town lies about 65 km northwest of Cuddalore
Cuddalore
. Tindivanam
Tindivanam
is divided into 234 Revenue Villages under Tindivanam
Tindivanam
Taluk.

It lies in the stretch of NH-45, about 123 km from Chennai
Chennai
, capital city of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
. Tindivanam
Tindivanam
is at the junction of roads going to Tiruchirapalli
Tiruchirapalli
, Pondicherry
Pondicherry
, Thiruvannamalai , Kanchipuram
Kanchipuram
, Viluppuram
Viluppuram
, Thellar , Marakkanam
Marakkanam
and Chennai
Chennai
. Tindivanam
Tindivanam
is about 69 km from Chengalpet ; it takes about 1.30 hours to reach by roadways. Map Indicating 234 Village Panchayats under Tindivanam
Tindivanam
Taluk

DEMOGRAPHICS

RELIGIOUS CENSUS

Religion

Percent(%)

Hindu   82.16%

Muslim   11.95%

Christian   4.39%

Sikh   0.04%

Buddhist   0.02%

Jain   1.36%

Other   0.08%

No religion   0.0%

According to 2011 census , Tindivanam
Tindivanam
had a population of 72,796 with a sex-ratio of 1,003 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 7,664 were under the age of six, constituting 3,922 males and 3,742 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 16.59% and .49% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 78.19%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of 17088 households. There were a total of 24,415 workers, comprising 595 cultivators, 672 main agricultural labourers, 465 in house hold industries, 19,541 other workers, 3,142 marginal workers, 51 marginal cultivators, 431 marginal agricultural labourers, 207 marginal workers in household industries and 2,453 other marginal workers. As per the religious census of 2011, Tindivanam
Tindivanam
had 82.16% Hindus
Hindus
, 11.95% Muslims
Muslims
, 4.39% Christians
Christians
, 0.04% Sikhs , 0.02% Buddhists
Buddhists
, 1.36% Jains , 0.08% following other religions and 0.0% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.

POLITICS

* Tindivanam
Tindivanam
assembly constituency is part of Villupuram (Lok Sabha constituency) (up to 2009 Tindivanam
Tindivanam
was a Lok Sabha constituency). * Tindivanam
Tindivanam
legislative assembly:

* Member of legislative assembly : Seethapathy P

* Tindivanam
Tindivanam
Municipal Council:

* Chairman: K.V.N. Venkatesan, B.A. * Vice chairman * Commissioner: S.Annadurai, B.A.

REFERENCES

* ^ "Census of India: Search Details". * ^ Villupuram District Govt Website. "Narasimma Swamy Koil - Ennairam". Retrieved 5 July 2010. * ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Tindivanam, India". * ^ A B "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. * ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Tindivanam". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. * ^ "Population By Religious Community - Tamil Nadu" (XLS). Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. Retrieved 13 September 2015. * ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-08. * ^ "Chairman - Tindivanam
Tindivanam
Municipal Council". Tindivanam Municipality, Municipal Web Portal, Govt of Tamil Nadu. * ^ "Vice Chairman - Tindivanam
Tindivanam
Municipal Council". Tindivanam Municipality, Municipal Web Portal, Govt of Tamil Nadu. * ^ "Commissioner - Tindivanam
Tindivanam
Municipal Council". Tindivanam Municipality, Municipal Web Portal, Govt of Tamil Nadu.

* v * t * e

State of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu

Capital : CHENNAI

STATE SYMBOLS

* Seal: Srivilliputhur Andal Temple
Srivilliputhur Andal Temple
Gopuram * Animal: Nilgiri tahr
Nilgiri tahr
* Bird: Emerald dove * Flower: Gloriosa lily * Fruit: Jackfruit
Jackfruit
* Tree: Palm tree

GOVERNANCE

* Governors * Chief Ministers * Legislative Assembly * Political parties * Raj Bhavan * High Court * Police

TOPICS

* Cinema * Cuisine * Economy * Government * History * Language * Literature * Music * People * Politics * Temples * Protected areas * Highest point * Wildlife * Tourism

DISTRICTS

* Ariyalur * Chennai
Chennai
* Coimbatore
Coimbatore
* Cuddalore
Cuddalore
* Dharmapuri * Dindigul
Dindigul
* Erode
Erode
* Kanchipuram
Kanchipuram
* Kanyakumari * Karur * Krishnagiri * Madurai
Madurai
* Nagapattinam
Nagapattinam
* Namakkal
Namakkal
* Perambalur * Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
* Ramanathapuram * Salem * Sivaganga * Thanjavur
Thanjavur
* The Nilgiris * Theni * Thoothukudi * Tiruchirapalli
Tiruchirapalli
* Tirunelveli
Tirunelveli
* Tiruppur
Tiruppur
* Tiruvallur * Tiruvannamalai * Tiruvarur * Vellore
Vellore
* Viluppuram
Viluppuram
* Virudhunagar

MAJOR CITIES

* Chennai
Chennai
* Coimbatore
Coimbatore
* Cuddalore
Cuddalore
* Erode
Erode
* Dindigul
Dindigul
* Madurai
Madurai
* Salem * Thanjavur
Thanjavur
* Tiruchirapalli
Tiruchirapalli
* Tiruppur
Tiruppur
* Tirunelveli
Tirunelveli
* Tuticorin * Vellore
Vellore

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu

* v * t * e

Municipalities of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu

MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS Greater Chennai
Chennai
Corporation · Coimbatore
Coimbatore
Corporation · Madurai Corporation · Erode
Erode
Corporation · Salem Corporation · Thoothukudi Corporation · Tiruchirappalli Corporation · Tirunelveli
Tirunelveli
Corporation · Thanjavur
Thanjavur
Corporation · Tiruppur
Tiruppur
Corporation · Vellore Corporation · Dindigul
Dindigul
Corporation

MUNICIPALITIES

SPECIAL GRADE

* Avadi * Cuddalore
Cuddalore
* Hosur
Hosur
* Kancheepuram * Karaikudi
Karaikudi
* Karur * Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal
* Kovilpatti * Kumbakonam
Kumbakonam
* Maraimalainagar * Nagercoil
Nagercoil
* Pallavapuram * Pollachi * Rajapalayam
Rajapalayam
* Sivakasi
Sivakasi
* Tambaram * Thiruvannamalai * Udhagamandalam

SELECTION GRADE

* Ambur * Alandur
Alandur
* Attur * Chidambaram
Chidambaram
* Coonoor
Coonoor
* Dharmapuri * Gobichettipalayam
Gobichettipalayam
* Mannargudi * Mayiladuthurai * Mettupalayam * Mettur
Mettur
* Nagapattinam
Nagapattinam
* Namakkal
Namakkal
* Palani * Pammal * Pattukkottai
Pattukkottai
* Pudukkottai
Pudukkottai
* Ranipet
Ranipet
* Theni Allinagaram * Thiruverkadu * Thuraiyur * Tindivanam * Tiruchengode * Tiruppattur * Udumalaipettai * Valparai * Vaniyambadi * Viluppuram
Viluppuram
* Virudhunagar

FIRST GRADE

* Arakkonam
Arakkonam
* Arani * Aranthangi * Arcot * Aruppukkottai * Bodinayakanur * Chengalpattu
Chengalpattu
* Colachel
Colachel
* Cumbum * Devakottai * Dharapuram
Dharapuram
* Edappadi * Gudiyatham
Gudiyatham
* Kadayanallur * Kallakurichi * Komarapalayam * Krishnagiri * Manapparai * Palladam * Panruti * Paramakudi * Poonamallee
Poonamallee
* Ramanathapuram * Rasipuram * Sankarankoil * Sembakkam * Sathyamangalam
Sathyamangalam
* Sivagangai * Srivilliputhur
Srivilliputhur
* Thiruthangal * Tiruvallur * tenkasi * Tiruvarur * Virudhachalam

SECOND GRADE

* Ambasamudram * Anakaputhur * Ariyalur * Bhavani * Chinnamanur * Gudalur (Nilgiris district) * Gudalur (Theni district) * Jayankondam * Jolarpet * Kangeyam
Kangeyam
* Kayalpattinam * Keelakarai * Koothanallur * Kulithalai * Kuzhithurai * Maduranthakam * Melur * Melvisharam
Melvisharam
* Nellikuppam
Nellikuppam
* Nelliyalam * Oddanchatram * Padmanabhapuram
Padmanabhapuram
* Pallipalayam * Perambalur * Periyakulam
Periyakulam
* Pernampattu * Puliyankudi * Punjai Puliampatti * Rameswaram * Sattur * Sengottai
Sengottai
* Sirkazhi * Thiruthani * Thiruthuraipoondi
Thiruthuraipoondi
* Thiruvathipuram * Thuvakudi * Tirumangalam * Usilampatti
Usilampatti
* Vandavasi
Vandavasi
* Vedaranyam * Vellakoil * Vikramasingapuram
Vikramasingapuram
* Walajapet

TINDIVANAM

Next station northbound: PANCHALAM SOUTH LINE, CHENNAI SUBURBAN Next station southbound: MAILAM

Stop number: 41 KM from start: 125.48

STATIONS OF THE SOUTH LINE OF THE CHENNAI SUBURBAN RAILWAY

* Chennai
Chennai
Beach * Chennai
Chennai
Fort * Chennai
Chennai
Park * Chennai
Chennai
Egmore * Chetput * Nungambakkam * Kodambakkam * Mambalam * Saidapet * Guindy * St. Thomas Mount * Pazhavanthangal * Meenambakkam * Tirusulam * Pallavaram * Chromepet * Tambaram Sanatorium * Tambaram * Perungalathur * Vandalur * Urapakkam * Guduvancheri * Potheri * Kattangulathur * Maraimalai Nagar * Singaperumal Koil * Paranur * Chengalpattu
Chengalpattu
* Tirumani * Ottivakkam * Padalam * Karunguzhi
Karunguzhi
* Maduranthakam * Pakkam
Pakkam
* Melmaruvathur * Acharapakkam * Tozhuppedu * Karasangal * Olakur * Panchalam * Tindivanam
Tindivanam
* Mailam * Perani * Vikravandi * Mundiyampakkam * Viluppuram

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