Devanambattu

Devanambattu
Devanampattu
—  village  —
Devanampattu
Location of Devanampattu
in Tamil Nadu and India
Coordinates 12°22′41″N 79°3′12″E / 12.37806°N 79.05333°E / 12.37806; 79.05333Coordinates: 12°22′41″N 79°3′12″E / 12.37806°N 79.05333°E / 12.37806; 79.05333
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District(s) Tiruvannamalai
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)

Devanampattu (Alternate spelling Devanampattu) is a small village in Tiruvannamalai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located 17 kilometres northwest of Tiruvannamalai town. The village can be accessed from Tiruvannamalai by taking town buses 50 and 51.

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Economy

Devanampattu is primarily an agricultural community. Rice (paddy), sugar cane, and groundnuts (peanuts) are the main crops grown. Farmers mainly depend on monsoon rains which is good for 6 months. Crops are grown by well irrigation and Cannal irrigation. During summer it gets hotter, even up to 110 °F. Water is scarce during the summer.

Geography

Devanampattu,Kattuputhur and Umayalpuram are three villages come under Tiruinjapuram union, but primarily called as Devanampattu. This area is also has a vast and wide spread thorny forest with Eucalyptus trees planted by Forest dept. Kattuputhur village has huge pond surrounded with Banyan trees which makes the place scenic. There are thousands of huge bats living in top of the Banyan trees. Its unusual to find bats of that size. Hunting bats is prohibited in the village. Violators are tied up to a lamp post and punished for hunting these bats.

Facilities

Devanampattu has also the Lord Murugan Temple on a small hill. The village view from temple is beautiful; the surrounding village and green farms can be seen from there. There are several festivals happening at this temple, especially the Surasamharam or, as it's called, Sasti a few days after diwali. Kattuputhur has government primary, middle and high schools. Indian Bank, Devenampattu serves this and the nearby villages.

Other Details

More than Rs-45 lakhs Scam in Devanampattu Panchyat for the past 7 years. PIN Code 606802

STD Code 04175




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