Ayakudi, Tamil Nadu - Informative & researched article on Ayakudi, Tamil Nadu
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesStates of India


in  
 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
States of India|Indian Cities|Beaches of India|Hill Stations in India|Forests in India
Home > Travel > States of India > Tamil Nadu > Districts of Tamil Nadu > Dindigul District > Ayakudi
Ayakudi, Tamil Nadu
Ayakudi is a panchayat town located at Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. Batra Kaliamman Temple, Ponnalagu Amman Temple, Mariamman Temple, Vinayagar Temple are some of the important pilgrimage centres.
 
 Ayakudi, Tamil NaduAyakudi is located at Dindigul district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a panchayat town situated close to Palani at a distance of 3 kms. The place is known for Lord Muruga Temple. Kodaikanal hill station is at a distance of 60 kms. The town is divided into Old Ayakudi and New Ayakudi by a pond.

Economy of Ayakudi
Agriculture is the main source of income for the residents of Ayakudi. They specialise in cultivation of fruits especially guava. The fruits are also sold in the market as well as in other parts of the India. They are also exported to other countries. Apart from guava the town also cultivates lime, mango, sugarcane, paddy and cotton.

Ayakudi is resided by people from different communities. The females of the town are mostly engaged in teaching profession.

Educational Institutions in Ayakudi
Ayakudi has established several schools and colleges to promote education. There are private primary schools and government primary schools in the town. A higher secondary school known as Irrumai Thankiya Obala Kondamma Naiyakan was established by Ayakudi Jamindar. A matriculation school known as Vivekanada Vidhyala also has been set up here. Akshaya Academy, Government Girls and Boys Schools, Devi Matriculation School are established in Palani close to the town. Besides these schools Ayakudi has also set up some colleges such as APA College for Ladies, Arulmigu Palani Andavar Arts and Science College, Subramianaia Engineering College, APA polytechnic.

Pilgrimage Centres in Ayakudi
Ayakudi is an important pilgrimage centre visited by several devotees. Some of the significant temples here are Batra Kaliamman Temple, Ponnalagu Amman Temple, Mariamman Temple, Vinayagar Temple, Alagu Natchiamman Temple, Karupanasamy Temple, Eswaran Temple. The town also has churches and mosques. During the months from March to June several festivals are celebrated in Ayakudi.

This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to content@indianetzone.com

(Last Updated on : 17/02/2014)
Recently Updated Articles in States of India
Beed District
Beed district is one of the prominent administrative divisions in the state of Maharashtra. It was under Nizam rule and a part of Hyderabad state before independence and later became a part of the Mumbai state. There are many tourist attractions here which contribute in a major way towards the tourism sector of all of Maharashtra.
Chandrapur District
Chandrapur district is located in the state of Maharashtra in the Nagpur division. The district has a hot tropical climate with high temperatures throughout the year.
Amravati District
Amravati district became a part of the state of Maharashtra in the year 1960. It is placed on the Deccan plateau and faces extreme variation in temperatures throughout the year.
Pulwama District
Pulwama District is centrally located in the valley of Kashmir and is a resting place for adventure lovers since it is full of clean water streams, lakes, magnificent trees and mighty mountains.
Nature Tourism in Budgam District
Nature Tourism in Budgam District offers some of the most interesting tourist locales where man finds himself in close compassion with nature.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum
Forum on States of India
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Travel
 
 
Ayakudi, Tamil Nadu - Informative & researched article on Ayakudi, Tamil Nadu
Sitemap
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.