(Last Updated on : 25/09/2017)
Melagaram is a panchayat town in Tenkasi taluk, Tirunelveli district
, in Indian state
of Tamil Nadu
. It is 4 kilometres away from Tenkasi and situated in the northwest of Tirunelveli at a distance of 51 kilometres. Tamil
, Saurastra, English
are the local languages
Demography of Melagaram
According to 2001cencus, Melagaram had a population of 12,860 where males constituted 49 percent of the population and females 51percent Melagaram had an average literacy rate of 78 percent higher than the national average of 59.5 percent in which male literacy was 84 percent and female literacy was 72 percent. In Melagaram, 9 percent of the population was under 6 years of age. By the 2011 census, the town had developed to 14,644 residents.
Administration of Melagaram
Tenkasi assembly constituency is the Assembly constituency
. Town Panchayat Office, Government Higher Secondary, Primary Health Centre, Library are also a part of Administration of Melagaram.
Attractions of Melagaram
Attractions of Melagaram include the number of temples
like Vinayaka Temple (Brahmin Street), Vinayaka Temple (Nadu Street) and Amman Kovil Temple (Tenkasi-Courtallam). Chithaar River and Lake Paarai Kulam (Behind Brahmin Street) also attracts people. The other attractions around Melagaram are Ilanji known for Kumarar Koyil, Kuttalam famous for waterfalls and Viswanatha Temple at Tenkasi.
Visiting information of Melagaram
Tenkasi railway station and Sengottai railway station are the nearby railway station
to Melagaram. However Tirunelveli railway station is the major railway station and is located at 57 kilometres close to to Melagaram.
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