Mathur, Chennai

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Mathur
Neighbourhood
Mathur is located in Chennai
Mathur
Mathur
Mathur is located in Tamil Nadu
Mathur
Mathur
Mathur is located in India
Mathur
Mathur
Coordinates: 13°10′18″N 80°14′51″E / 13.17155°N 80.24748°E / 13.17155; 80.24748Coordinates: 13°10′18″N 80°14′51″E / 13.17155°N 80.24748°E / 13.17155; 80.24748
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictChennai
Taluk & SROMadhavaram
FirkaRed Hills
MetroChennai
Zone & WardManali Zone 2 & Ward 19
Elevation
22 m (72 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total27,674
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
600068
Telephone code044-2555
Vehicle registrationTN-18-xxxx & TN-20-xxxx(old)
Civic agencyGreater Chennai Corporation
Planning agencyCMDA
CityChennai
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMadhavaram
MPP. Venugopal, ADMK
MLAMadhavaram S. Sudharsanam, DMK
MC- (Election pending)
Websitehttp://www.chennaicorporation.gov.in/

Mathur is a residential area in North Chennai, a metropolitan city in Tamil Nadu, India. In October 2011, the erstwhile Mathur village panchayat is merged with Greater Chennai Corporation and it came under the jurisdiction of Greater Chennai Corporation.[1][2] Though Mathur is annexed with Greater Chennai Corporation it is still remained as a part of Madhavaram taluk in Chennai district. The entire erstwhile Mathur village panchayat is named as ward 19 in Manali Zone of Greater Chennai Corporation.

Location[edit]

Mathur is located in North Chennai with Manali in the east and Madhavaram Milk Colony to the South. Other neighbouring areas include Madhavaram, Kosappur, Kodungaiyur.

Demographics[edit]

Religious census
Religion Percent(%)
Hindu
84.40%
Muslim
6.05%
Christian
8.72%
Sikh
0.17%
Buddhist
0.02%
Jain
0.09%
Other
0.05%
No religion
0.39%

According to 2011 census, Mathur had a population of 27,674 with 14,081 males and 13,593 females.[3] A total of 2,980 were under the age of six, constituting 1,607 males and 1,373 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 16.57% and .13% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 80.41%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[4] The town had a total of 6886 households. There were a total of 10,160 workers, comprising 64 cultivators, 97 main agricultural labourers, 79 in house hold industries, 7,871 other workers, 2,049 marginal workers, 24 marginal cultivators, 99 marginal agricultural labourers, 77 marginal workers in household industries and 1,849 other marginal workers. There were a total of 17,514 non workers. As per the religious census of 2011, Mathur had 84.40% Hindus, 6.05% Muslims, 8.72% Christians, 0.17% Sikhs, 0.02% Buddhists, 0.09% Jains, 0.05% following other religions and 0.39% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "More areas to come under Chennai Corporation". The Hindu. 30 December 2009. Retrieved 6 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Expanded Chennai Corporationto be divided into 3 regions". The Hindu. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Mathur". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Population By Religious Community - Tamil Nadu" (XLS). Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. Retrieved 13 September 2015.

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