Valangaiman

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Location
10°45'24"N
079°22'14"E
Country
 India
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Description

Valangaiman (also spelt as Valangiman) is a panchayat town in the Valangaiman taluk of Thiruvarur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the headquarters town for Valangaiman Taluk.

Geography

Valangiman has an elevation of 17 m (56 ft). It is situated about 31kilometres north-west of the district seat of Tiruvarur and 10 kilometres south of Kumbakonam. It is about 40 kilometers East of Thanjavur, 14 kilometers North of Needamangalam and 30 kms west of Thiruvarur.

Demographics

In the 2001 India census, Valangaiman had a population of 11,281. Males constituted 49% of the population and females 51%. Valangaiman had an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 73%, and female literacy was 63%. In 2001 in Valangaiman, 10% of the population was under 6 years of age.In the 2011 census, Valangaiman had a population of 11,857.

Schools

Schools in Valangaiman Carmel Matriculation School Govt.Boys Higher Secondary School Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School Mahadeva Guruji matriculation Higher Secondary School TELC Elementary school PU Elementary school, Middle street PU Elementary School, Bazar street Mahadeva Guruji Nursery & Primary School

Colleges

Govt.Polytechnic College

It has been started during the year 2016-2017. The five branches in this college. They are Diploma course in Civil Engineering Diploma course in Mechanical Engineering Diploma course in Electrical & Electronics Engineering Diploma course in Electronics and Communication Engineering Diploma course in Computer Engineering300 students per year 60 per branch are admitted every year. Just pass in SSLC or Equivalent is eligible. From the next academic year onwards (2017–18) 10% of sanctioned intake will be admitted directly in second year additionally ( lateral entry) More than 90% placement is being done.

Temples

There are many siva and vinayaga temples in this town. They are Sri Mariamman Temple, Valangaiman ( otherwise called as Padaikatti mariyamman koil ) sri Chetti theru mariyamman koil Sri Kailasa nathar temple Sri Annamalaiyar temple Sri Vaitheeswarn temple Sri Kasi Viswathar Temple Sri Ramasamy Koil Sri mathuvana ramar Koil Sri varatharajaperumal koil Sri Kaliyamman Koil Sri Vathiya kaliyamman Koil Sri Kulanthai Mariyamman koil Sri savukku pillayar koil Sri nagaladi vinayagar koil Sri senguntha vinayagar koil Sri Thirovpathy amman koil Sri vanathevathai koiland many Vinayagar temples

Prominent People

Right Honourable V.S. Srinivasa Sastri (22 September 1869 – 17 April 1946) Sri Shanmugasundaram pillai (1920), thavil player, Pavalarmani Rama Velmurugan, tamil Poet(17.02.1970)

Politics

Valangiman belongs to Nannilam assembly constituency (SC) is part of Nagapattinam (Lok Sabha constituency).
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