Theni

Town in Tamil Nadu, India
Theni
Town
Theni is located in Tamil Nadu

Theni
Theni
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°00′32″N 77°28′12″E / 10.009°N 77.47°E / 10.009; 77.47Coordinates: 10°00′32″N 77°28′12″E / 10.009°N 77.47°E / 10.009; 77.47
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
Zone Madurai
District Theni
Government

 • Type Muncipality
 • Body Theni Municipality
Elevation

100 m (300 ft)
Languages

 • Official Tamil
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code 04546
Vehicle registration TN 60, TN 60Z
Distance from Chennai 498 kilometres (309 mi) southwest
Climate Average and moderate cool at winter (Köppen)
Precipitation 658 millimetres (25.9 in)
Avg. summer temperature 39.5 °C (103.1 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 25.8 °C (78.4 °F)
Website www.theni.tn.nic.in

Theni is a town situated in Western Region of Tamil Nadu. It is known for the large-scale trading of garlic, cotton, cardamom, grapes and chilli. It hosts the second largest weekly market in Tamil Nadu and the fourth largest in South India.

Theni district Headquarter's is Located in Theni. Theni district is Located in Madurai Region. Nearest City தூங்காநகரம் Madurai Just 76 km from Theni Town..It is well-connected by road to all the important cities in Tamil Nadu.  The nearest airport is at Madurai 87 km From THENI - MADURAI Airport Distance .[1]

Contents

  • 1 Tourist Spots
  • 2 Transportations
  • 3 Colleges in Theni
  • 4 Engineering colleges in Theni
  • 5 Temples
  • 6 Theni schools
  • 7 Polytechnic colleges in Theni
  • 8 POLITICIAN
  • 9 CELEBRITIES
  • 10 See also
  • 11 References

Tourist Spots

Suruli Falls ( சுருளி அருவி) which is situated in Surulipatti of Theni district (7.0 km from Cumbum, Tamil Nadu|Cumbum] is a local waterfall . Meghamalai, Vellimalai are nearby hill stations. Vaigai Dam, Sothuparai Dam and Shanmuganadhi Dam are the visitable water reservoirs of Theni District. Other tourist spots include, Kumbakkarai Falls, Veerapandi, and Kurangani, Kolukkumalai, Top station. Hill station Munnar is also in close proximity.

Transportations

Public Transport

  • Tamilnadu State Transportation corporation connecting major parts of tamilnadu
  • Thirumal alaghu travels(TAT) & Vignesh TAT towards Kumily, Cumbum, Chinnamanur, Uthamapalayam, Bodi, Dindugal, Periyakulam, Bathalagundu, Madurai, Aruppukottai, Varusanadu
  • SBT Transport towards Kumily, Bodi, Bathalagundu, Periyakulam, Sembatti
  • PPS Bus services towards Madurai, Dindugal, Bodi, Cumbum
  • Sri Balaji Transport towards Bodi, Madurai
  • PRP Roadways towards Bodi, Cumbum, Varusanadu, Madurai, Thirumangalam
  • Sri Annai(palani motors) towards Bodi, Periyakulam, Thirumangalam(via M.Subbulapuram),Pazhamudhir pannai, Madurai
  • Solamalai Roadways towards Bodi, Madurai, Varusanadu(via M.Subbulapuram), Thirumangalam, G. Usilampatty
  • Velmurugan Transport towards Madurai, Bodi, Cumbum
  • Sri Velmurugan Transport Bodi, Cumbum, Madurai, Theppampatty
  • Sri Hari Velmurugan Transport Bodi, Madurai
  • Manickam roadways towards Madurai, Chinnamanur, Dindugal
  • Fathuma Bus services towards Kumily, Munnar, Cumbum, Bodi, Dindugal
  • JC Automobile towards Palani, Dindugal, Kodaikanal, Virudhunagar, Thirumangalam, Periyakulam, Cumbum, Bodi, Kumily, Kurangani
  • Southern Transport(suba) towards Bodi, Virudhunagar(via perayoor, T.kallupatti), Watrap(via perayoor, T.kallupatti)
  • MCS Balu Transport towards Bodi, Thirumangalam, Virudhunagar
  • CK.Balan towards Bodi, Usilampatty,Madurai
  • Velmani Bus service(ALR) towards Varusanadu, chinnamanur, Bodi, Madurai
  • Sree Ganapathi towards Palani
  • Jayaram Motors towards, Usilampatty, Rajapalayam(via perayoor, T.kallupatty)
  • Kayesr roadways towards Usilampatty, Rajapalayam(via perayoor, T.kallupatty)
  • Maria Joseph towards Veerapandi, Kammavar college, Vayalpatti, Kuppinaickanpatti
  • Sait roadways towards Thevaram, Kammavar college, Odaipatty, Periyakulam,

Omni bus services

  • Thirumal alaghu transports TAT
  • Vignesh TAT transports
  • Joy Travels
  • KRS Travels
  • JRT Travels
  • Sri Krishna Travels
  • SRM Travels
  • Kallada Travels
  • SBLT Travels
  • National Travels
  • SRS Travels
  • Raahath Transport
  • Madurai Radha Travels
  • MJT Travels
  • Viwin Transport
  • Supaa Travels
  • Royal’s Travels

Colleges in Theni

  • Government Arts and Science College,Thappukundu, Theni.
  • Theni Kammavar sangam college of Arts & Science, Koduvilarpatti,Theni.
  • Theni Kammavar sangam college of Technology, Koduvilarpatti, Theni.
  • Theni Kammavar sangam ITI, Koduvilarpatti, Theni.
  • Theni kammavar sangam Teacher training institute, Koduvilarpatti, Theni.
  • Theni Kammavar sangam college of Education, Koduvilarpatti, Theni
  • Theni melapettai hindhu nadar uravinmurai college of arts and science, New bus stand byepass, Theni

Engineering colleges in Theni

  • Government College of Engg, BODI.
  • Bharat Niketan Engineering college, Andipatti.
  • Nadar Saraswati college of engineering,Theni.
  • Theni Kammavar college of engineering, Theni.
  • Odaiyappa college of engineering.

Temples

Temples include:[2]

  • Temple of Arulmigu Sarguru swamigal thirukovil, M.Subbulapuram, Theni(dt).
  • Temple of Sri Varadharajar Perumal Thirukovil, M.Subbulapuram, Theni(dt)
  • Temple of Sri Agasthiar thirukovil, M.Subbulapuram, Theni(dt)
  • Temple of Nalla Sevagan, Srirengapuram, Theni.
  • Temple of kaliamman, B.Ammapatti, Bodi.
  • Temple of Shri Mariamman kovil, Cumbum.
  • Temple of Cumbarayar Kovil, Cumbum.
  • Temple of Valipadu murugan kovil, Lowercamp.
  • Temple of Kallazhakar, Uppukkottai, Theni.
  • Temple of Sri Markandeya Bavanarishi, Vadugapatti, Periyakulam.
  • Temple of Sri Bagavathi Amman, Vadugapatti, Periyakulam.
  • Temple of Sri Gowmariamman & Sri Badhrakaliyamman at Odaipatty, Theni.
  • Temple Of Shri Kaliamman Kovil at Odaipatty, Theni
  • Temple of shri kaliamman koil at Gandamanur, Theni
  • Temple of Shri Gowmariamman & Kanneswaramudaiyar Koil at Veerapandi, Theni
  • Theertha Thotti Murugan Temple, Theertha Thotti
  • Temple of Pathirakaliyamman at Pathirakalipuram, Theni
  • Temple of Pragyna Dakshinamurthy at Chibavananda Ashram, Theni
  • Temple of Boominaatha lingeswar at Pathirakalipuram, Theni
  • Temple of Sri Saneeswara Bhagavan at Kuchanur, Theni
  • Temple of Meenatchi Sundareswarar at Andipatti.
  • Temple of Sri Sabarimalai- Karuppasamy (Mottaiyan servai Pangaligal) and parrakal Allinagaram,Theni
  • Temple of Sri Veerappa Ayyanar at Allinagaram, Theni
  • Temple of Sri Dharma Thevathai at Jangalpatti, Theni
  • Temple of Sri Kaliyamman at Dharmapuri, Theni.
  • Temple of Kathali Narashinga perumal at Jampuliputhur, Theni
  • Temple of Poolantheeswarar at Chinnamanur, Theni
  • Temple of Backiyamman Kovil at Natchiyarpuram, Andipatti.
  • Temple of Balasubramaniam kovil, periyakulam, theni.
  • Temple of Kalahastheeswarar, Uthamapalayam, Theni
  • Temple of Kathali Narasingaperumal kovil, Jambuliputhur, Andipatti.
  • Temple of Mavoothu Vellappar, Mavoothu, Varushanad hill ranges, Andipatti.
  • Temple of Shri Iswarya Krishnaswamy, Ambasamudram, Theni
  • Temple of Krishna Parmathma (PERUMAL), Angala Eeswari amman, Muthal amman and also Kali amman, Govindanagaram, theni.
  • Our Lady of Snows Church (1902), Royappanpatti, Theni
  • Temple of arulmigu sri krishnan kovil,Lakshmi puram,jangal patti, theni 625520
  • Arulmigu Thiroupathiamman(paanchali amman) temple, Srirengapuram, Theni 625534

Theni schools

  • Kammavar middle school, M.Subbulapuram, Theni(dt)
  • SRG GOVT High school, Srirengapuram, Theni.
  • Palaniappa Memorial Higher Secondary School, Palanichettipatti, Theni
  • Seventh-day Adventist primary school, Thenkarai, Periyakulam, Theni
  • Seventh-day Adventist Matriculation Higher Secondary school,T. kallipatti, Theni.
  • Nagamani Ammal Matriculation Higher secondary School, Cumbum
  • Government higher secondary school, Kamayagoundan Patti
  • PUM School, B.Ammapatti, Bodi.
  • Amala Annaihr higher secondary school, T.Sindalaicherry
  • Sri Krishna Iyer Govt. HSS – Chinnamanur.
  • K.V.A. Girls Hr. Sec. School- Chinnamanur.
  • G.M.Hr. Sec. School – Chinnamanur.
  • S.M. Sec. School – Chinnamanur.
  • Pachaiyappa High School, Uppkkottai.
  • Mannar Pandithuraithevar Middle School, Visuvasapuram.
  • Sri Markandeya Weaver Middle School, Vadugapatti, Periyakulam Taluk.
  • Government Higher Secondary School, Vadugapatti, Periyakulam Taluk.
  • Sri.V.V.Hr.Sec.School (1947), Venkatachalapuram
  • Nadar Saraswathi Primary School (1919)
  • Nadar Saraswathi Hr. Sec. School (Boys) (1943)
  • Nadar Saraswathi Girls Hr. Sec. School (1957)
  • Theni Melapettai Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai Matriculation Hr. Sec. School (1977)
  • Nadar Saraswathi Women’s Industrial School (1996)
  • Savariyappa Udayar Memorial Higher Secondary School (1963), Royappanpatti, Theni
  • Government Higher secondary school (1965), Gandamanur, Theni
  • Santiniketan Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • N.A. Konduraja memorial high school
  • Velammal vidyalaya cbse school – Theni (CBSE)
  • Velammal matriculation school, Theni
  • Mary Matha Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Theni
  • Theni Kammavar Sangam Matriculation Higher Secondary school, Theni
  • Theni kammavar sangam public school(CBSE),Koduvilarpatti, Theni.
  • The Little Kingdom (ICSE), Theni
  • Gateway Language Academy, GH Road, Theni
  • Government higher secondary school, Allinagaram, Theni
  • Nesan Kala Salai, Narayanathevanpatti, Theni
  • Hindu Higher Secondary school, Jakkampatty, Theni
  • zamindarini kamulammal memorial hr.sec school, bodinayakanur
  • SCISM Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Bodinayakanur.
  • Fairlands Foundation school, C.Pudupatti.Cumbum.
  • Saamy metriculation school, Rathinanagar, theni
  • Hamma Dharma Higher Secondary School, Govindanagaram, Theni.
  • SAB Matric Hr.Sec School, Uthamapalyam, Theni.
  • St.Aloysius Boys Higher Secondary School,Royappanpatti,Theni (1964)
  • St.Agnes Girls Higher Secondary School,Royappanpatti,Theni.
  • Gayathiri Matric Higher.Sec School, Chinnamannur,Theni.
  • Sri Vidhya Vikass Higher.Sec School, Uthamapalayam,Theni.
  • government high school, Lakshmi puram, theni 625520

Polytechnic colleges in Theni

  • Bharath Niketan Polytechnic College, Thimmarasanaickanoor, Theni
  • Devangar Polytechnic College, D Vadipatti, Periyakulam
  • Government Polytechnic College, Kottur, Theni
  • Kala Pandian Polytechnic College, Sillamarathupatti, Theni
  • Thangam Muthu Polytechnic College, Endapuli Kamatchipuram, Periyakulam
  • Theni Kammavar Sangam Polytechnic College, Koduvilarpatti, Theni
  • Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam
  • Jayaraj Annabakyam women’s college of arts and science, Periyakulam
  • Government Polytechnic College in Kottur, Theni District.

POLITICIAN

  • O.Panneer Selvam (Deputy-CM)
  • Thanga Tamil Selvam(M.L.A)
  • S.R.Tamilan (Founder of TIFB)

CELEBRITIES

  • Ilaiyaraaja – Maestro (Music Director, Singer, Songwriter, Instrumentalist, Orchestrator, Conductor-arranger and Lyricist )
  • Bharathiraja (Movie Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor)
  • Rajashekar (Actor)
  • Vairamuthu – Kaviperarasu (Tamil poet, Lyricist, Author)
  • Bala (Director, Screenwriter, Producer)
  • Gangai Amaran (Director, Music Director)
  • Kasthuri Raja (Director)
  • Dhanush (Actor, Producer, Singer, Writer, Lyricist)
  • Venkat Prabhu (Director)
  • Selvaraghavan (Director)
  • Yuvan Shankar Raja (Music Director)
  • Vaiyapuri (Comedian)
  • Theni Kunjarammal
  • Singampuli (Actor, Director, Comedian)
  • Abinesh A (Escort Services)
* sendrayan (Actor)
  • vajith MS (sociallist)

See also

  • India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Not commissioned yet as there are big protest from People of Pottipuram and surrounding villages as this project will rearrange the nature and destroy the balance of Wetern Gart. A court injection have stayed the project.

References

  1. ^ http://www.theni.tn.nic.in/
  2. ^ http://www.theni.nic.in/tourism.html


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