- Namagiripettai Town Panchayat Located 40.00 K.M distance from Namakkal District.
- Nearest Railway Station Name : Rasipuram , This Railway Station Located 46.00 k.m Distance from namagiripettai
- Nearest Airport Located in : -
- Bus Route Details : : Namakkal - Rasipuram - Namagiripet
- Namagiripet - Ward No : 15 - Street Name - Bazaar Street
- Vellakkalpatty - Ward No : 2 - Street Name - Mariyamman Kovil Street
- Ariagoundampatty - Ward No : 8 - Street Name - Padayachi Street
- Thannerpanthalkadu - Ward No : 5 - Street Name - Kumbakottai
- Ariyakulanthaipudhur - Ward No : 11 - Street Name - Ariyakulanthaipudhur
- North Kattuvalavu - Ward No : 11 - Street Name - Kongalamman Kovil
- Ariyagoundampatty - Ward No : 9 - Street Name - Kallanguthu
- Namagiripet - Ward No : 13 - Street Name - West Colony
- Namagiripet - Ward No : 14 - Street Name - East Colony
- Namagiripet - Ward No : 10 - Street Name - Chinna Ariyagoundampatty
- Ariyagoundampatty - Ward No : 10 - Street Name - Kongalamman Kovil
- Akkalampatty - Ward No : 3 - Street Name - Akkalampatty
- Vellakkalpatty - Ward No : 2 - Street Name - Kamaraj Nagar
|Festival Name||How many Days Celebrated||Which Month Celebrated||No of Peoples Participated||Notified/Non Notified|
|Namagiripet Marriyamman Kovil||15||MAY||10000||NON-NOTIFIED|
|Vellakkalpatty Marriyamman Kovil||75||APR||4000||NON-NOTIFIED|
|Ariyagoundampatty Marriyamman Kovil||10||MAY||3000||NON-NOTIFIED|
|Nearest City Name||Direction||Distance from Town Panchayat|
NAMAGIRIPETTAI TOWN PANCHAYAT
In 17th Century, the eastern part of Kongu Nadu was ruled by Madurai Naicker’s and Mysore King. He appointed one representative and he ruled with the head quarters of Sankagiri. The traders of the community of “ Veera Saiva Jangam” had business dealings all over the country. They traveled through “ Mettala” for their trade where a “Toll Gate” was existing. They did not usually pay any exist duty during their travel through “Mettala”.
Once they were denied to
carry out their luggage with out paying any duty. Hence the head of the traders
approached the officer in charge for levying exist duty stayed at Namakkal.
Before that he went to the “Namagiri Amman”
Namagiripettai is situated in the state highway from Attur to Erode. Its total area is 17.86 sq.km. It belongs to Namakkal District and Rasipuram Taluk. This town is surrounded by Seerapalli Town Panchayat towards west, Pudupatty Town Panchayat north, Pachudayampalayam Panchayat and Oduvankurichi Panchaayt south, and Kolli Hills east. There are small hills around this Panchayat namely Pasarimalai, Namagirimalai, Sankarandi karadu, Kariyaperumal karadu, and Irulangal karadu.
During Summer, It is too hot in this Town Panchayat. Particularly from April to June this Town Panchayat meets with very hot season. At the same time the north – west monsoon begins from June to August in this Town Panchayat and it gets a reasonable rain fall. During winter, from September to November this Town Panchayat gets a moderate rainfall up to the needy water levels. But there are very limited source of water to the lakes found in this Town Panchayat. Particularly in Ariyagoundanpatty, the water source is mainly from Kollimalai and it is not enough to fill that lake. Though there are many steps made for storing rain water in “Kasivuneer kuttai” at many places at the edge of Kolli Hills.
SPECIAL FEATURES OF NAMAGIRIPETTAI :-
MAIN OCCUPATION IN NAMAGIRIPETTAI
The main occupation in
this town is Agriculture, Sago Factory, Appalam Factory and Power Looms. The
products derived from Sago is mainly
Javvarisi and Appalam. The Products of
Namagiripettai is mostly liked by North Indians. These products are transported
This Town Panchayat is well known for its “Kiramiya Kalaigal” Naiyandi melam is the famous instrument used by this people and its familiarity is well known to the people of TamilNadu.
“ PADMASHRI ” NAMAGIRIPETTAI KRISHNAN
Krishnan is known for his Nagaswaram. He had been appointed as “Asthana Vidvan”
in Thirupathi- Thirumalai Devasthanam. After his demise, his younger brother
Sri Murugan is following his services. He has performed so many programs in
was awarded “Doctorate” for his noblest performance in “
During October / November in every year, the people of this Town Panchayat are very eagerly celebrating Deepavali festival. During January in every year, the people are celebrating Pongal Festival for Four Days. On Uzhavar Thirunal, a famous “Horse race” has been conducted in this Town Panchayat. A large number of teams from all over TamilNadu are participating in it. In March and April, Mariyamman festival is celebrated nearly for Ten Days in this Town Panchayat. During that time a variety of cultural programs like Dramas, Orchestra, Dances and so on.
“Aadi Perukku” is also another festival celebrated in this Town Panchayat at Kongalamman Koil which is situated towards east 2 KM away from Namagiripettai.
In this Town Panchayat there are a lot of weavers living. During September – October people are celebrating “Saraswathi Pooja” and “Ayuatha Pooja”. Mostly during at the time of all festival seasons, the people clean their homes well and white wash them.
“Vinayagar Sathurthi” are also celebrated very eagerly by this Town Panchayat people. The idols of Vinayagar are also carried to the Cauvery river at Mohanur for demolishing them.
This temple is taken over by “Hindu Religious Department”. During that function, the Minister, MLA, MP, District Collector, Thasildars and large number of VIP’s attended. Thousands of People from more than 20 Villages living around this Town Panchayats are participating in that function. After that the people are given a variety of entertainment programs organized by different section of the people.
In this Town Panchayat, there are a small section of minority people living. There is a “Mosque” built in Namagiripettai. There is also a “Church” built in Namagiripettai. Though different religious people, live here, a good social and communal harmony prevailing among them.
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS :
There are two elementary schools are running for more than 50 years in Namagiripettai alone. There are nearly 4 Middle Schools and 3 Elementary schools in Namagiripettai Town Panchayat. These schools provide a strong and steady education to the students of this Town Panchayat. One private ITI gives technical education to the students of this Town Panchayat. More over there are two nursery schools also provide education in English medium.
MARKET DETAILS OF TOWN PANCHAYAT :
WEEKLY MARKET :
There is a weekly market available in this town. Its total area is 2.10 acre. There are a lot of agricultural products like Coconut, Turmeric, Groundnut, and fresh vegetables are brought to this market from the near by villages like Vellakkalpatty, Ariyagoundanpatty, Akkalampatty, Moolapallipatty, Thanneerapandalkadu, Ariyakulandaipudur, Mettala, Kattapuliyamaram, Koraiyaru and Koangalammankoil etc.
This Market is very famous for its sale of spices. During the Tamil months of “Thai” and “Masi” a lot of merchants from all over TamilNadu are coming to purchase the spices like “Kadugu, Sombu, Seeragam, Kothamalli, Kirambu, and Milagu” which are mostly derived from Kolli Hills. This weekly market is auctioned every year and the revenue is collected from the lessee and it is a great revenue to the Town Panchayat. During the year 2006-2007 this market is auctioned to the tune of Rs. 3,45,000/-
DAILY MARKET :
There are daily markets at the middle of the town. A sum of Rs.78,000/- is collected from the street vendors and shop owners of this town. This amount is used for the developmental activities of this town.
COMMERCIAL IMPORTANCE :
This Town Panchayat consists of a lot of Sago factories, Poultry Forms and a well known cattle and poultry feed factory. There are a large number of employees working in the sago factories through out the year. The poultry forms in and around the Town Panchayat are producing lakhs of eggs and chickens and these are transported to all parts of TamilNadu. The powder derived from sago factories are used for producing Sago, Appalam and Storch.
The poultry forms are also
giving a lot of employment opportunities to the rural people of this Town
Panchayat. The cattle and poultry feed factory situated at Vellakkalpatty
namely “Sri Palani Andavar Feeds” are also providing a lot of employment to the
rural people. The products of this factory is evenly transported to all over
the Country and more over its products are also exported to some foreign countries
too. In this town of
A famous “Weekly
sandy” is held at
A Commercial complex is also available in this Town at the nearest of Town Panchayat Office. There are 27 shops also available at the lowest rent with all facilities needed for smooth functioning of business.
DRINKING WATER EXTENDED PLAN :
KORAIYARU WATER PLAN
Place : Koraiyaru
Place of the Head : Pump house, Koraiyaru
Source of Water :
Date of Origin of Plan : 1978
Date of Completion : 1984
Storage Capacity : 3.60 Lakhs Litre
No of beneficiaries : 22222/-
Value of Plan : 19,89,000/-
Water Pumps : 6 Nos