Manapparai / Manaparai
|• Type||First Grade Municipality|
|• Body||Manapparai Municipality|
|• Total||20.85 km2 (8.05 sq mi)|
|Area rank||A Grade|
|Elevation||172 m (564 ft)|
|• Density||1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||TN 45Z ****|
Manapparai (Tamil: [manappaːɾaɪ]) is a town and a municipality in Tiruchirappalli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Manapparai Town is Located at 38 km Away From Trichy Headquarters, Manapparai is the headquarters of the Manapparai Taluk. Manapparai is famous for murukku (deep-fried snacks) and cattle market. As of 2011, the town had a population of 40,510.
According to the 2011 census, Manapparai had a population of 370,482 with a sex-ratio of 1,012 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 4,090 people were under the age of six, constituting 2,096 males and 1,994 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 11.97% and 0.18% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 78.98%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of 9,934 households. There were a total of 14,930 workers, comprising 455 cultivators, 749 main agricultural labourers, 582 in house hold industries, 11,518 other workers, 1,626 marginal workers, 29 marginal cultivators, 470 marginal agricultural labourers, 51 marginal workers in household industries and 1,076 other marginal workers. As per the religious census of 2011, Manapparai (M) had 65.67% Hindus, 11.3% Muslims, 22.95% Christians, 0.01% Sikhs, 0.01% Buddhists, 0.0% Jains, 0.06% following other religions and 0.0% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.
Manaparai is the headquarters of Manaparai Legislative Assembly Constituency, which is part of the Karur Loksabha Constituency. Mr. Chandrasekar R is the present Member of legislative assembly(MLA) representing Manaparai Constituency and Ms. Jothimani Sennimalai is the present Member of Parliament(MP) representing Karur constituency
Every year in the Tamil month of Chithirai, The Chithirai festival of Arulmigu Veppilai Marriamman Temple is celebrated over a month long period. |https://temple.dinamalar.com/en/new_en.php?id=1468%7C</ref> . Approximately, several Thousands of devotees from various parts of south India attends the festival.
Manapparai lies between Trichy and Dindigul in NH 45 (NH 83) . The town is connected with Musiri and Pudukkottai with SH 71. Also, There are also main roads which connect Manappari with Thuvarankurichi ( Via Thuvarankurichy , we can reach Madurai ), and Kovilpatty.
About 300 pass through the municipal bus stand, which is a ‘C’–Class and constructed in 1981. The bus stand was renewed and expanded in the year 2017.
Manapparai Railway station ( Station code : MPA ) is situated on Trichy - Dindigul Double electric broad gauge line. The list of trains which halt in this station is given below.
|Train number||Train Name||From||To||Arrival||Frequency|
|12637||Pandian SF Express||Chennai Egmore||Madurai Junction||03:11||Daily|
|56806||Madurai - Viluppuram Passenger||Madurai Junction||VIluppuram Junction||05:09||Daily|
|22627||Trichy - Trivandrum Intercity SF Express||Tiruchirappalli Junction||Thiruvananthapuram Central||07:35||Daily|
|56704||Dindigul - Trichy Passenger||Dindigul Junction||Tiruchirappalli Junction||07:39||Daily|
|12636||Vaigai SF Express||Madurai Junction||Chennai Egmore||08:39||Daily|
|56822||Dindigul - Mayiladuthurai Passsenger||Dindigul Junction||Mayiladuthurai Junction||12:14||Daily|
|16128/16130||Guruvayur - Chennai Express||Guruvayur / Tuticorin||Chennai Egmore||14:04||Daily|
|16127/16129||Chennai - Guruvayur Express||Chennai Egmore||Guruvayur / Tuticorin||14:10||Daily|
|56821||Mayiladuthurai - Dindigul Passenger||Mayiladuthurai Junction||Dindigul Junction||14:58||Daily|
|22628||Trivandrum - Trichy Intercity SF Express||Thiruvananthapuram Central||Tiruchirappalli Junction||18:49||Daily|
|56703||Trichy - DIndigul Passenger||Tiruchirappalli Junction||Dindigul Junction||19:00||Daily|
|12635||Vaigai SF Express||Chennai Egmore||Madurai Junction||19:07||Daily|
|56805||Viluppuram - Madurai Passenger||VIluppuram Junction||Madurai Junction||21:17||Daily|
|12638||Pandian SF Express||Madurai Junction||Chennai Egmore||22:36||Daily|
- "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Archived from the original on 13 November 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
- "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Manapparai(05781)". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
- "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.
- "Kovilpatti". Kovilpatti. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
- Jayashree. "25 Arrivals at Manaparai SR/Southern Zone - Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
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