Pallikonda Information (Geography)

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Pallikonda
Suburban of Vellore (Town)
Pallikonda Toll Plaza on NH 46
Pallikonda Toll Plaza on NH 46
Pallikonda is located in Tamil Nadu
Pallikonda
Pallikonda
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°55′00″N 78°56′00″E / 12.91667°N 78.93333°E / 12.91667; 78.93333
PALLIKONDA Latitude and Longitude:

12°55′00″N 78°56′00″E / 12.91667°N 78.93333°E / 12.91667; 78.93333
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Vellore
Government
 • TypePallikonda Town
Area
 • Total19.2 km2 (7.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [1]
 • Total23,067
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+5:30 ( IST)
Vehicle registrationTN-23
Website townpanchayat.in/pallikonda

Pallikonda is a selection grade town panchayat in Vellore district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.It is the Third Most populated Town in Vellore District after Separation of Tirupattur and Ranipet Districts. It connects with 90 villages and the town of Gudiyatham.

Politics

The town falls under Anaicut Assembly Constituency and Vellore Lok Sabha seat in Tamil Nadu. Due to Politicians This Town Doesn't Have Taluk Office, Nearby there is a Village Named Anaicut Instead of Pallikonda Town Politicians Stopped the Taluk Office Coming Into the Town They Created it on Village {{{ Government hospital }}} There is a government (of Tamil Nadu state) hospital in M.C Main Road, near Church and opposite to Government Boys Higher Secondary School. This hospital helps for its residents on general medicine, first aid care, pregnancy relief and so on. Government Hospital in Pallikonda serves for more than few decades for its nearby people.

There are two government higher secondary schools in Pallikonda; one is at near town panchayat office and another one is at near Ranganaadhar temple.

  1. Govt boys Higher secondary School
  2. Girls Higher secondary School
  3. Shiksha kendra higher secondary school
  4. Holy Angels Matric Higher Secondary School
  5. Sidhartha Nursery and primary School
  6. Breeze Nursery and primary school
  7. Mercy's Nursery and primary school
  8. Maligai school
  9. Anwar-ul-Islam school
  10. Aims Nursery and primary school
  11. yadhava school
  12. RCM high School
  13. LFC Aided school
  14. panchayat union Muslim School
  15. Sri saraswathi vidhayalaya Pallikonda
  16. Sri saraswathi vidhayalaya Vettuvanam

Colleges

  • DR. Ambedkar College
  • Social Development College, Pallikonda

Temples

Located just under 25 km from Vellore off the Bangalore National Highway is the over 1000 years old Ranganatha Perumal temple in Pallikonda seen in a Sayana Kolam as described by Periyazhvaar - 'படுத்த பைந்நாகனைப் பள்ளிகொண்டானுக்குப் பல்லாண்டு கூறுதுமே'. It is the first of the three temples where Lord Narayana presented himself in a Sayana Kolam to block the floods intended to disrupt Brahmma's Yagna. It's been more than 1000 years of old temple Lord Siva name called Naganatha Iswarar temple located in Savadi Street, Pallikonda which is more popular in Vellore district. One of the famous festival in this town is Chelliamman Karaga Thiruvizha which is celebrated every year. Every year on the festival day Karagam is carried from Chelliamman temple to Samundi Amman temple nearly 3-4 km on head by the Kanachari & family by names M.Dhandapani and Umapathi. Pushpapallak is followed by Karagam. The boys crew of nearly 30 to 40 members in Chavadi area conduct the festival every year. Ellai Amman temple is presented in Vettuvanam area. Also a temple of Lord Muruga named Vithugiri Velavan Temple is situated at Vithu Hills near toll plaza. An Amman temple is located at top of the mountain peak. No mode of transport is available. Every year on Bogi the Amman is decorated grandly and Mavu Chatti festival is celebrated on that day.

References

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, [2] Pallikonda had a population of 23,067. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pallikonda has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 66%. In Pallikonda, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport

The town lies on the NH 46 of Bangalore-Chennai section which is part of the Golden Quadrilateral. A State Highway connects to Gudiyattam town[10 km]. The nearest railway station is Gudiyattam (6 km) on Chennai-Bangalore and Chennai-Coimbatore section of Southern Railway.

Geography

Pallikonda experiences hot and dry weather throughout the year. The temperature ranges from a maximum of 43.5 °C (110.3 °F) to a minimum of 18.4 °C (65.1 °F). Like the rest of the state, April to June are the hottest months and December to January are the coldest. Pallikonda receives 996.7 mm (39.24 in) of rainfall every year. The southwest monsoon, with an onset in June and lasting up to August, brings scanty rainfall. The bulk of the rainfall is received during the northeast monsoon in October, November and December. The humidity ranges from 40%–63% during summer and 67%–86% during winter. [3]

Climate data for Pallikonda
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 35.3
(95.5)
39.8
(103.6)
42.8
(109.0)
44.4
(111.9)
45.0
(113.0)
44.3
(111.7)
40.9
(105.6)
39.4
(102.9)
39.6
(103.3)
39.2
(102.6)
35.8
(96.4)
35.0
(95.0)
45.0
(113.0)
Average high °C (°F) 29.2
(84.6)
32.0
(89.6)
35.0
(95.0)
37.1
(98.8)
38.5
(101.3)
36.3
(97.3)
34.6
(94.3)
34.0
(93.2)
34.0
(93.2)
33.0
(91.4)
29.5
(85.1)
28.3
(82.9)
33.5
(92.2)
Average low °C (°F) 18.2
(64.8)
19.2
(66.6)
21.3
(70.3)
24.8
(76.6)
26.3
(79.3)
26.0
(78.8)
25.1
(77.2)
24.6
(76.3)
24.1
(75.4)
22.9
(73.2)
20.8
(69.4)
19.2
(66.6)
22.7
(72.9)
Record low °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
12.0
(53.6)
12.1
(53.8)
13.8
(56.8)
18.1
(64.6)
19.6
(67.3)
18.8
(65.8)
18.7
(65.7)
18.7
(65.7)
15.6
(60.1)
12.1
(53.8)
11.0
(51.8)
10.2
(50.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 9.0
(0.35)
7.1
(0.28)
5.9
(0.23)
21.8
(0.86)
83.9
(3.30)
71.0
(2.80)
117.0
(4.61)
124.9
(4.92)
149.6
(5.89)
176.9
(6.96)
155.2
(6.11)
78.6
(3.09)
1,000.9
(39.41)
Average precipitation days 0.8 0.5 0.4 1.3 4.7 5.3 6.6 7.8 7.6 9.4 7.7 3.9 56
Source: India Meteorological Department, [4]

Colleges

  • DR. Ambedkar College
  • Social Development College, Pallikonda

Temples

Located just under 25 km from Vellore off the Bangalore National Highway is the over 1000 years old Ranganatha Perumal temple in Pallikonda seen in a Sayana Kolam as described by Periyazhvaar - 'படுத்த பைந்நாகனைப் பள்ளிகொண்டானுக்குப் பல்லாண்டு கூறுதுமே'. It is the first of the three temples where Lord Narayana presented himself in a Sayana Kolam to block the floods intended to disrupt Brahmma's Yagna. It's been more than 1000 years of old temple Lord Siva name called Naganatha Iswarar temple located in Savadi Street, Pallikonda which is more popular in Vellore district. One of the famous festival in this town is Chelliamman Karaga Thiruvizha which is celebrated every year. Every year on the festival day Karagam is carried from Chelliamman temple to Samundi Amman temple nearly 3-4 km on head by the Kanachari & family by names M.Dhandapani and Umapathi. Pushpapallak is followed by Karagam. The boys crew of nearly 30 to 40 members in Chavadi area conduct the festival every year. Ellai Amman temple is presented in Vettuvanam area. Also a temple of Lord Muruga named Vithugiri Velavan Temple is situated at Vithu Hills near toll plaza. An Amman temple is located at top of the mountain peak. No mode of transport is available. Every year on Bogi the Amman is decorated grandly and Mavu Chatti festival is celebrated on that day.

References

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, [5] Pallikonda had a population of 23,067. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pallikonda has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 66%. In Pallikonda, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport

The town lies on the NH 46 of Bangalore-Chennai section which is part of the Golden Quadrilateral. A State Highway connects to Gudiyattam town[10 km]. The nearest railway station is Gudiyattam (6 km) on Chennai-Bangalore and Chennai-Coimbatore section of Southern Railway.

Geography

Pallikonda experiences hot and dry weather throughout the year. The temperature ranges from a maximum of 43.5 °C (110.3 °F) to a minimum of 18.4 °C (65.1 °F). Like the rest of the state, April to June are the hottest months and December to January are the coldest. Pallikonda receives 996.7 mm (39.24 in) of rainfall every year. The southwest monsoon, with an onset in June and lasting up to August, brings scanty rainfall. The bulk of the rainfall is received during the northeast monsoon in October, November and December. The humidity ranges from 40%–63% during summer and 67%–86% during winter. [3]

Climate data for Pallikonda
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 35.3
(95.5)
39.8
(103.6)
42.8
(109.0)
44.4
(111.9)
45.0
(113.0)
44.3
(111.7)
40.9
(105.6)
39.4
(102.9)
39.6
(103.3)
39.2
(102.6)
35.8
(96.4)
35.0
(95.0)
45.0
(113.0)
Average high °C (°F) 29.2
(84.6)
32.0
(89.6)
35.0
(95.0)
37.1
(98.8)
38.5
(101.3)
36.3
(97.3)
34.6
(94.3)
34.0
(93.2)
34.0
(93.2)
33.0
(91.4)
29.5
(85.1)
28.3
(82.9)
33.5
(92.2)
Average low °C (°F) 18.2
(64.8)
19.2
(66.6)
21.3
(70.3)
24.8
(76.6)
26.3
(79.3)
26.0
(78.8)
25.1
(77.2)
24.6
(76.3)
24.1
(75.4)
22.9
(73.2)
20.8
(69.4)
19.2
(66.6)
22.7
(72.9)
Record low °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
12.0
(53.6)
12.1
(53.8)
13.8
(56.8)
18.1
(64.6)
19.6
(67.3)
18.8
(65.8)
18.7
(65.7)
18.7
(65.7)
15.6
(60.1)
12.1
(53.8)
11.0
(51.8)
10.2
(50.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 9.0
(0.35)
7.1
(0.28)
5.9
(0.23)
21.8
(0.86)
83.9
(3.30)
71.0
(2.80)
117.0
(4.61)
124.9
(4.92)
149.6
(5.89)
176.9
(6.96)
155.2
(6.11)
78.6
(3.09)
1,000.9
(39.41)
Average precipitation days 0.8 0.5 0.4 1.3 4.7 5.3 6.6 7.8 7.6 9.4 7.7 3.9 56
Source: India Meteorological Department, [6]

References

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ a b "About city". Vellore municipal corporation. 2011. Archived from the original on 13 July 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Climatological Information for Vellore, India". India Meteorological Department. Archived from the original on 16 April 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown ( link)
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "Climatological Information for Vellore, India". India Meteorological Department. Archived from the original on 16 April 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown ( link)