(Last Updated on : 23-07-2010)
Melvisharam is a town situated in Vellore district of the southern state of India, Tamil Nadu. Strategically located on the N H 46, between Vellore and Arcot, it is about 17 km from Vellore, 7 km. from the historical town of Arcot and 5 km from the industrial town of Ranipet. The nearest airport is the Chennai International Airport and the nearest railway station is the Vellore Cantonment Railway Station.
Detailed information about the town can be found in the Indian Census report of 2001. According to the report, Melisharam had a population of 36, 675. The male populace constitutes of 50% and the female populace comprises of the remaining 50%. Melvisharam has an average literacy rate of 65%, which is higher than the national average literacy rate, which is 59.5%.
Melvisharam is set amidst beautiful surroundings. The prime attractions around Melvisharam include Vellore Fort, Government Museum, Madarazaye Mohammadiya Masjid, Muthu Mandapam, which is the tomb of Vikrama Raja Singha and Delhi Gate.