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Brammadesam
village
Brammadesam is located in Tamil Nadu
Brammadesam
Brammadesam
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Brammadesam is located in India
Brammadesam
Brammadesam
Brammadesam (India)
Coordinates: 12°11′51″N 79°46′47″E / 12.19750°N 79.77972°E / 12.19750; 79.77972Coordinates: 12°11′51″N 79°46′47″E / 12.19750°N 79.77972°E / 12.19750; 79.77972
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictVillupuram District
Population
 (2001)
 • Total2,700
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
604301
Vehicle registrationTN-16
Nearest cityPondicherry (30 km), Chennai (about 150 km)
Sex ratio103 /
Literacy51.04 %%
Lok Sabha constituencyVillupuram

Brammadesam is an Indian Panchayat village located in Tindivanam taluk of Villupuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the 56 village panchayats coming under Marakkanam block of the Villupuram district.[1] The village code for Brahmadesam is 10 and it falls under the Marakkanam Block (Block Code.12).[2]

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Etymology

The word Brammadesam (also spelled as Brahmadesam) means "Country of Brahma" in Tamil. There are at least five other villages in Tamil Nadu, also named as "Brahmadesam". One of these villages is in the same district as this one, but in the Viluppuram Taluk. The other four are located in Tirunelveli, Thiruvannamalai, Perambalur and Erode districts respectively.[3][4]

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Brahma

Brahma

Brahma is a Hindu god, referred to as "the Creator" within the Trimurti, the trinity of supreme divinity that includes Vishnu and Shiva. He is associated with creation, knowledge, and the Vedas. Brahma is prominently mentioned in creation legends. In some Puranas, he created himself in a golden embryo known as the Hiranyagarbha.

Tamil language

Tamil language

Tamil is a Dravidian language natively spoken by the Tamil people of South Asia. Tamil is an official language of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the sovereign nations of Sri Lanka and Singapore, and the Indian Union territory of Puducherry. Tamil is also spoken by significant minorities in the four other South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is also spoken by the Tamil diaspora found in many countries, including Malaysia, Myanmar, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia and Mauritius. Tamil is also natively spoken by Sri Lankan Moors. One of 22 scheduled languages in the Constitution of India, Tamil was the first to be classified as a classical language of India.

Perambalur district

Perambalur district

Perambalur is one of the 38 districts in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The district headquarters is located at Perambalur. The district occupies an area of 1,752 km² and had a population of 565,223 with a sex-ratio of 1,003 females for every 1,000 males in 2011.

Erode district

Erode district

Erode District is one of the 38 districts in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It was the largest district by area in the state before the formation of Tirupur District in 2009. The headquarters of the district is Erode. It is divided into two revenue divisions, Erode and Gobichettipalayam, and is further subdivided into 10 taluks. Erode District was a part of Coimbatore District before its division into two on 17 September 1979. It covers an area of 5,722 square kilometres (2,209 sq mi), and as of 2011, had a population of 2,251,744.

Demographics

According to the 2001 census, the population of Brammadesam was 2674 with a total of 591 households. The female to male sex ratio was 965 with 1361 males and 1313 females. The literacy rate in the village was 51.04%.[5]

Economy

The majority of the people in Brammadesam are involved in agriculture. Crops grown in the village include Paddy, Sugarcane, Casuarina, groundnut, cotton, and a few other pulses. The village also has a farmers Market where locally grown vegetables, handicrafts are sold every Wednesday. This market is also a major hub for cattle trade which attracts cattle buyers and sellers from nearby villages and hamlets.[6]

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Rice

Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa or less commonly O. glaberrima. The name wild rice is usually used for species of the genera Zizania and Porteresia, both wild and domesticated, although the term may also be used for primitive or uncultivated varieties of Oryza.

Sugarcane

Sugarcane

Sugarcane or sugar cane is a species of tall, perennial grass that is used for sugar production. The plants are 2–6 m (6–20 ft) tall with stout, jointed, fibrous stalks that are rich in sucrose, which accumulates in the stalk internodes. Sugarcanes belong to the grass family, Poaceae, an economically important flowering plant family that includes maize, wheat, rice, and sorghum, and many forage crops. It is native to the warm temperate and tropical regions of India, Southeast Asia, and New Guinea. Grown in tropical and subtropical regions, sugarcane is the world's largest crop by production quantity, totaling 1.9 billion tonnes in 2020, with Brazil accounting for 40% of the world total. Sugarcane accounts for 79% of sugar produced globally. About 70% of the sugar produced comes from Saccharum officinarum and its hybrids. All sugarcane species can interbreed, and the major commercial cultivars are complex hybrids.

Casuarina

Casuarina

Casuarina is a genus of 17 tree species in the family Casuarinaceae, native to Australia, the Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, islands of the western Pacific Ocean, and eastern Africa. It was once treated as the sole genus in the family, but has since been split into four genera.

Peanut

Peanut

The peanut, also known as the groundnut, goober (US), pindar (US) or monkey nut (UK), is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics, important to both small and large commercial producers. It is classified as both a grain legume and, due to its high oil content, an oil crop. World annual production of shelled peanuts was 44 million tonnes in 2016, led by China with 38% of the world total. Atypically among legume crop plants, peanut pods develop underground (geocarpy) rather than above ground. With this characteristic in mind, the botanist Carl Linnaeus gave peanuts the specific epithet hypogaea, which means "under the earth".

Cotton

Cotton

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae. The fiber is almost pure cellulose, and can contain minor percentages of waxes, fats, pectins, and water. Under natural conditions, the cotton bolls will increase the dispersal of the seeds.

Education

To cater for the educational needs of rural students the Government of Tamil Nadu has set up one Government Higher Secondary School and one Panchayat Union middle schools administered by the Department of School Education.[7][8] Apart from the government schools, private schools - Cornerstone Nursery & Primary School, T.Nallalam and few other private schools are also functioning in the village.

Post office

Brahmadesam village has sub post office which comes under Tindivanam (Head Office). The village shares the postal code "604301" along with 11 other branch offices of Villupuram district namely Adavallikuthan, Alankuppam, Kilsirivi, Kolathur, Munnur, Nagar, Omipper, Perumukkal, Siruvadi Vadanerkunam, Vaidapakkam.[9]

Police station

The police station of Brahmadesam Village Panchayat located in Tindivanam Taluk of Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu Brahmadesam has a police station in charge of a Sub-Inspector. The village along with nearby villages like Nanalmedu, Rajampalayam, & Vellakulam come under the station's jurisdiction

Brahmadesam police station[10]
Brahmadesam police station[10]

Government Hospital

Brahmadesam Village functions with a Primary Health Centre established by the government of Tamil Nadu intended to take care of the health care needs of the rural population in and around Brahmadesam Village. The Primary Health Centre here is looked after by a Medical Officer, Block Extension Educator, one female Health Assistant, a compounder, and laboratory technician.[11]

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Transportation

Brammadesam is situated on the State Highway (SH-134) and is well connected to nearest town Tindivanam (16 km) and Pondicherry (About 30 km) by government and private operated buses.

Following are the buses operated by Transport Dept, Govt of Tamil Nadu (TNSTC (VPM DIV I))

Bus No From To
1 Tindivanam[12] Rayanallur
5 Tindivanam Vandipalayam
15 Tindivanam Nallur
22 Tindivanam Munnur
26 Tindivanam Adavallikuthan
30 Tindivanam Kilapakkam
189 Marakkanam[13] Chennai
140 Marakkanam Tindivanam
227 Marakkanam Tindivanam

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List of state highways in Tamil Nadu

List of state highways in Tamil Nadu

State Highways in India are stretches with heavy traffic intensity of more than 10,000 Passenger Car Units (PCUs) but less than 30,000 PCUs which connects district headquarters, important towns and the National Highways in the state and neighboring states. The Construction & Maintenance wing of the Highways Department manages construction and maintenance of all the State Highways (SH), major district roads (MDR), and other district roads (ODR). The Tamil Nadu State Highways Network has eight circles: Chennai, Villupuram, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirappalli, Coimbatore, Tiruppur and Tirunelveli.

Tindivanam

Tindivanam

Tindivanam is a town and a municipality in Viluppuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the second largest town in Villupuram District after the headquarters town Villupuram. Important roads from north to south Tamil Nadu pass through Tindivanam and similarly from west to east.

Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation

Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation

Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Ltd. - (TNSTC) is a Government owned public transport bus operator in Tamil Nadu, India. It operates Intercity bus services to cities within Tamil Nadu, and from Tamil Nadu to its neighbouring states. It also operates town busses from major cities and towns of Tamil Nadu to its neighborhoods, with the exception of Chennai, where the public bus service is operated by MTC, a subsidiary of TNSTC. It is the largest government bus transport corporation in India, and the biggest corporation in the world.

Munnur

Munnur

Munnur is a census town in Dakshina Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Marakkanam

Marakkanam

Marakkanam is a coastal panchayat town & Taluk in Viluppuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is well connected to the state capital Chennai and the nearby union territory of Puducherry by the East Coast Road. To the west, Marakkanam is connected to the town of Tindivanam by the SH-134. Marakkanam is situated on the declared National Waterways NW-4. On materialisation of National Waterways NW-4, Marakkanam will be connected to two states Andhra Pradesh (Kakinada) and Puducherry through north and south of Buckingham Canal.

Chennai

Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of Tamil Nadu, the southernmost Indian state. It is the state's primate city both in area and population and is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. According to the 2011 Indian census, Chennai is the sixth-most populous city in India and forms the fourth-most populous urban agglomeration. The Greater Chennai Corporation is the civic body responsible for the city; it is the oldest city corporation of India, established in 1688—the second oldest in the world after London.

Source: "Brahmadesam, Tindivanam taluk", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, February 14th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brahmadesam,_Tindivanam_taluk.

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References
  1. ^ Tamil Nadu Maps (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Government of Tamil Nadu Map indicating village panchayats of MarakkanamBlock". Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  2. ^ Rural Development & Panchayat Raj Department (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Government of Tamil Nadu Database indicating village panchayats of Marakkanam Block" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 December 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  3. ^ Indian Overseas Bank (IOB). "Village with similar name in Tiruvannamalai District of Tamil Nadu". Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Perambalur district - list of villages" (PDF). Govt of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 30 July 2010.
  5. ^ "Primary Census Abstract - Census 2001". Directorate of Census Operations - Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original on 26 July 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2010.
  6. ^ AgriTech Portal, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Tamil Naduu Agricultural University portal indicating Farmers Market (Shandy) at Brammadesam village". Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  7. ^ Department of School Education (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Department of School Education web portal showing Government School at Brammadesam village". Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  8. ^ Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Rural Development (Government of India). "Details Of Total Schools in Marakkanam Block of Villupuram District". Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  9. ^ India Post web portal (Government of India). "India Post search result for Pin code of Brahmadesam village". Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  10. ^ Tamil Nadu Police Department. "Tamil Nadu Police Web portal indicating Police station at Brahmadesam village". Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  11. ^ Villupuram District Government Website. "Villupuram District Web portal indicating Primary Health Center at Brahmadesam village". Archived from Viluppuram Health Division the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010. {{cite web}}: Check |url= value (help)
  12. ^ Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation,Transport Department (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Government Buses from Tindivanam passing through Brammadesam Village". Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  13. ^ Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation,Transport Department (Government of Tamil Nadu). "Government Buses from Marakkanam to Chennai passing through Brammadesam Village". Archived from the original on 18 May 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010.

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