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About Tindivanam

         Tindivanam is a town and a municipality in Villuppuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Important roads from north to south Tamil Nadu are passing through Tindivanam and similarly from west to east. It was first called as 'Tindirivanam' where Tindiri is Tamarind in pure Tamil and Vanam is Jungle. So it is called as 'Jungle Of Tamarind' in the olden days. This name is changed as days gone past.

        Tindivanam is one among the three sub-divisions of Viluppuram District, Tamil Nadu. This small town lies about 25 km northwest of Cuddalore. Ennairam, located near Tindivanam, has inscriptions about the Hindu shastras that date back to the 11th century. At a distance of about 15 km lies the Mailam Murugan temple dedicated to Lord Muruga. There are many institutions and houses that promote Tamil language and literature. Thiruvakkarai, famous for its Vakkara Kali Amman Temple, is 25 km south of Tindivanam. Located on NH 45, Tindivanam is easily accessible by both road and rail. The nearest airport is at Chennai.

        Tindivanam is a First grade Municipal Town. Tindivanam was Constituted as Municipality in 01.04.1949 and it was subsequently upgraded as 2nd grade Municipality from 03.04.1970 and 1st grade Municipality from 22.05.98. Tindivanam is located at a distance of 120 Km from Chennai in South West Direction and at distance of 35 Km from Pondicherry in North West Direction.

Most Popular for...

        Tindivanam is most popular for
1. Ground Nut's [Has separate Kolmudal Nilayalam(Tamil)] & Oil seeds research station - affliated to Tamilnadu agricultural university. The Ground nut is locally called as Malattai ( the word termed from Manila-kottai. The kottai ( nut ) came from Manila.,,, Philiphines )
2. Water Melon
3. Rajaangulam
4. Theertha kulam
5. Tindivanam Fly Over bridge
6. Latcha Deepam,a function celeberated for one week from Chithirai1 (April13th or 14th),near Anjaneyar Temple.
7. College road.
8. Oil research center.
9. Anjaneyar temple.
10. Siva temple.
11. Rice mills.
12. Ponds factory.
13. Quarry - factories - famous for black granites and white-chip granites. exports
14. Mannar Swamy Kovil- Marakkanam Road
15. Agriculture office
16. Govt.Hospital

Religion Places

        The Following are the most popular religion places in Tindivanam:
1. Shiva Temple also called as periya koil, A grand festival is held in the months of April/May. The main god is called as Thindrinishvarar[Eswaran in Tindirivanam]
2. Perumal Temple
3. Angalaman Temple
4. Anjaneyar Temple near Rajankulam
5. Roshanai Murugan Temple
6. Guidanggal Shiva Temple
7. Churches near by Gandhi statue and near by St. Philomena's School
8. Mosque near by Water tank, In Market
9. Droupathi Amman Temple,near Rajankulam
10. The Famous AG-church ,Pondy main road,GandhiNagar
11.JAIN TEMPLE near tindivanam market
12.Mailam murugan temple
13.Thiruvakkarai vakkrakali amman temple

How to Reach Tindivanam

  By Air
The nearest airport is at Meenapakkam (Chennai) about 120 kms away from Tindivanam.

By Rail
There are more trains running between Chennai to Trichy, Kanniyakumari and others regularly. Tindivanam Railway Station is next to Melmaruvathur and before to Viluppuram Junction.
Railway Station Phone No. : 252319

By Road
The National Highway No. 45 (Chennai - Dindigual through Trichy) passes through this town just parallel to the railway line. The National Highways No. 66 (Pondicherry - Krishnagiri) also passes through this town. The Pondicherry - Wandiwash major district road also passes through this town. There is 24 Hrs Bus facilities are available from all important cities of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry State.
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