Thoguthi Arivom “Ranipettai / Ranipet” 22-09-2015 Puthiya Thalaimurai TV Show
Thoguthi Arivom – In this section each day facts regarding an assembly constituency would be provided. Today data regarding the “Ranipettai / Ranipet” constituency is being presented
Ranipet is a legislative assembly constituency in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Ranipet also known as Ranipettai (Rani means queen, pettai means district) is a suburb town and industrial hub of Vellore city in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. It is a medium-sized community located about 20 kilometers from the Vellore city center (from Vellore Fort) and also Ranipet is a part of vellore metropolitan area and 100 kilometers from Chennai, the fourth largest urban area in India. It is a major industrial town located on NH 4 Chennai-Bangalore highway.
This town is situated on the northern bank of the Palar river and had a population of 50,764 as of 2011.
According to 2011 census, Ranipettai had a population of 50,764 with a sex-ratio of 1,091 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 5,124 were under the age of six, constituting 2,564 males and 2,560 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 34.3% and .04% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 81.%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of 11764 households. There were a total of 18,243 workers, comprising 45 cultivators, 100 main agricultural labourers, 373 in house hold industries, 16,095 other workers, 1,630 marginal workers, 15 marginal cultivators, 29 marginal agricultural labourers, 95 marginal workers in household industries and 1,491 other marginal workers. As per the religious census of 2011, Ranipettai had 76.42% Hindus, 15.19% Muslims, 8.02% Christians, 0.01% Sikhs, 0.04% Buddhists, 0.27% Jains, 0.03% following other religions and 0.02% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.
Ranipet is 110 km from Chennai, by road. Walajah Road Railway Station is the nearest railhead, while the nearest railway junction is Vellore-Katpadi Jn, 17 km from Ranipet. The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport.
A.MOHAMMED JAAN is the sitting MLA of AIADMK and also was the Minister for Backward Classes. He was dropped from cabinet on 17-06-13. Ranipet assembly constituency is part of Arakkonam (Lok Sabha constituency).