Thoguthi Arivom “Alandur” 03-09-2015 Puthiya Thalaimurai TV Show
Thoguthi Arivom – In this section each day facts regarding an assembly constituency would be provided. Today data regarding the “Alandur” constituency is being presented
Alandur is a zone of Chennai corporation, and an urban node in Kancheepuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Alandur had a population of 164,430 in the 2011. The town agglomeration of Alandur will have an estimated population of 300,000 by the year 2030. Alandur neighbours the St. Thomas Mount Cantontment, the Officers Training Academy of the Indian army and the nearby towns of Guindy and Adambakkam. Mr. M. G. Ramachandran, a former chief minister of Tamil Nadu started his political career by winning his first legislative election from Alandur in 1967. Though a part of Chennai corporation it is a taluk in Kancheepuram district. Alandur also holds famous landmarks of Chennai namely Nehru Statue and Kathipara Junction.
According to 2011 census, Alandur had a population of 164,430 with a sex-ratio of 997 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 16,074 were under the age of six, constituting 8,246 males and 7,828 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 11.62% and .25% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 85.23%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of 43411 households. There were a total of 64,698 workers, comprising 290 cultivators, 319 main agricultural labourers, 650 in house hold industries, 56,643 other workers, 6,796 marginal workers, 141 marginal cultivators, 146 marginal agricultural labourers, 199 marginal workers in household industries and 6,310 other marginal workers. In 2011, Alandur had a growth rate of 12 percent.