Madhavaram taluk

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Coordinates: 13°09′N 80°14′E / 13.15°N 80.24°E / 13.15; 80.24 Madhavaram taluk is a taluk of Chennai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The centre of the taluk is the neighbourhood of Madhavaram. The headquarters of the taluk is Tondiarpet division. And the taluk Has Kathirvedu, Lakshmipuram, Madhavaram, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Mathur, Ponniammanmedu, Puthagaram, Puzhal, Surapet, Redhills, Sholavaram.


On early 2010, Madhavaram taluk was formed by bifurcation of the large Ambattur taluk in Tiruvallur district.[1]

On early 2014, Madhavaram taluk is bifurcated to Tiruvottiyur taluk to form a new taluk.[2]

On 4 January 2018, Chennai district was expanded by annexing Madhavaram taluk.[3]


According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Madhavaram had a population of 596,753 with 301,977 males and 294,776 females. There were 976 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 79.41. Child population in the age group below 6 was 30,236 Males and 28,891 Females.[4]


  1. ^ "Madhavaram taluk office, a boon to residents". 10 February 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. ^ "23 new taluks created in Tamil Nadu". The Times of India. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Chennai district doubles in size". 5 January 2018. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census 2011" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.