Annanur

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Annanur Railway Station in Thirumulaivoyal
Town
Annanur Railway Station in Thirumulaivoyal is located in Chennai
Annanur Railway Station in Thirumulaivoyal
Annanur Railway Station in Thirumulaivoyal
Coordinates: 13°6′6″N 80°7′42″E / 13.10167°N 80.12833°E / 13.10167; 80.12833Coordinates: 13°6′6″N 80°7′42″E / 13.10167°N 80.12833°E / 13.10167; 80.12833
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictThiruvallur
MetroChennai
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
109
Telephone code044
Vehicle registrationTN-12
cityChennai
ClimateTropical (Köppen)

Annanur is a locality near Avadi in Chennai, India. It is located about 20 km from the city centre.

Geography[edit]

Thirumullaivoyal revenue is surrounded by Red Hills Lake, Oragadam, Ambattur, Avadi, and Ayanambakkam. Within Thirumullaivoyal, there are large area of lakes such as Thirumullaivoyal lake, Arapath Lake, Ambattur Lake, and the like. Lots of green belt areas are owned by institutions such as the Airports Authority of India, Southern Railways, temples, Tamil Nadu Police, and so forth.

Demographics[edit]

The majority of Annanur residents are railway employees, government and public servants and the traditional Annanur inhabitants. Individual plot owners out number than flat owners. Flat system has recently started to sell its business.[citation needed]

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Annanur has a railway station on the Chennai suburban railway, for the locals to commute.

Annanur Railway Station falls within Avadi Taluk, Tiruvallur District, within municipal limits of Avadi Municipality. Bounded north by Redhills Lake, South By Parithipattu (Avadi), Ayappakkam, East by Ambattur Zone West by Parithipattu (Avadi), Thirumullaivoyal has two railway stations (halt), namely, Thirumullaivoyal and Annanur within one kilometer distance.

Road[edit]

Chennai Tirupati National High Way (NH 205) is the main road connectivity to Annanur Railway Station in Thirumulaivoyal, 60 Feet Railway Station Road (Railway Road) is the connecting road from NH 205 to Annanur Railway Station, Avadi Car Shed Complex. Presently NH 205 is under road widening. This project is under taken by Transstroy India.[1]

There is proposal by Tamil Nadu Highways Department, under Rural Road Scheme, NABARD, having its office in chengalpattu, to construct road over bridge across at Railway Level Crossing No.7 at 17/34-18/2 in between Ambattur and Avadi (Near Annanur Railway Station)Detailed Project Report is prepared by The ALPS INCORPORATION Chennai.[2] which will connect to Chennai Bypass, Outer Ring Road, NH.4

Bus no -S97 run between Avadi - Ambattur O. T.

Location in context[edit]

Education[edit]

St. Peter's Engineering College is located near the Annanur railway station.[3] There are two corporation schools in this area.

Churches[edit]

  • Full Gospel Telugu Baptist Church

Mosques[edit]

  • Salamath Mosque, GR Puram West, Annanur
  • Makkah Masjid, Near Railway Station, Senthil Nagar, Annanur
  • Amer Ali Mosque, Annal Anjugam Nagar, Annanur

Temples[edit]

  • Mottai Amman Temple, Reddypalayam
  • Devi Karumari Amman Temple, Jothi Nagar, Annanur(Near Railway Station)
  • KalayanaSundareswarar Temple(Near Annanur Railway Crossing)
  • Bhuvaneshwari Amman Temple, Tirukural Main Road.
  • Masilamanieswar Koil, Tirumullaivoyal.
  • Pachaiamman Kovil.
  • Ramar kovil at Kulakari street

Recreation[edit]

Camp Tonakela Association[edit]

Camp Tonakela Association is located in South end of Thirumulaivoyal, North of Ayapakkam. Camp Tonakela is the brainchild of Wallace Forgie, a Canadian, who came to work with the Madras YMCA in the year 1927. As a dedicated boys’ work leader with a vast experience of outdoor camps, it was only natural that Forgie would attempt to address the deplorable lack of facilities for such activities in Madras. In the year 1938.[4]

Development[edit]

The recent developments are the 60 feet Railway road which stretches from Railway station to Murugappa Polytechnic and connects to NH-205. 40 feet Railway road is still under the screening. The new Annanur is majorly divided into Sivasakthi nagar subdivided into various sectors (A-F) and Sri Sakthi Nagar is subdivided into old Tamil literature street names.[citation needed] Major division of Annanur has Jothi Nagar other side of Annanur is subdivided into Flowers and river names as street names. The Annanur has a railway quarters which counts to a considerable amount of population to this area. Also many students from various colleges stay here due to its proximity to both rail and road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://transstroyindia.com/tirupathi.html
  2. ^ http://www.thealpsinc.com/project.html[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "St. Peter's Engineering College". collegesintamilnadu.com. Retrieved 8 February 2008.
  4. ^ http://www.camptonakela.com/index.htm[permanent dead link]

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