Thammampatti (also called Dharma Nagar) Town Panchayat is a special-grade town with panchayat (local government) status in the Salem District, in the state of Tamil Nadu. Thammampatti is situated between the Pachamalai and the Kolli Hills. The River Swetha flows through this town and joins the River Vasista to form the River Vellar, which empties into the Bay of Bengal at Parangipettai ( Port Novo).


Dharma Nagar
Thammampatti is located in Tamil Nadu
Located in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°26′17″N 78°29′01″E / 11.43806°N 78.48361°E / 11.43806; 78.48361Coordinates: 11°26′17″N 78°29′01″E / 11.43806°N 78.48361°E / 11.43806; 78.48361
StateTamil Nadu
 • Total24,000
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code91-4282
Vehicle registrationTN-77

According to the national 2011 Census of India, Thammampatti had a voter population of 24,000 with 6,000 houses.[1] The current population is around 30,000.[not verified in body] The literacy rate was 66%, with a male literacy rate of 74% and a female literacy rate of 58%.[1] The main industry in the area is agriculture, particularly cultivation of tapioca, with more than 50 tapioca-processing mills.[not verified in body]

Thammampatti is well known for Jallikattu, a bull-riding sport, which is next famous to Alanganallur jallikattu.It is conducted each year which is usually hosted by District collector of Salem .[not verified in body]

In Thammampatti Karthigai Deepam festival is being celebrated by lighting in huge lamp (deepam in kopparai) like Thiruvannamalai, which is being lit in Thirumankaradu malai, about 500 ft height, situated in Northwest of the town.

The wood carving plants are being functioning in the area of Gandhi Nagar, situated in Northwest of the town. The idols of god is being exported to foreign countries like Singapore, Malaysia etc. and also the same is sending for sales in other cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata.



The most-notable temples in Thammampatti are the Kashi Vishwanathar Aalayam and the 1000-year-old Sri Ukra Khadali Narasimha Swamy temple. Both are situated in the south bank of the river Swetha. Swetha river flows "S" shape near the Kasi Viswanathar Temple, like the Ganga river flows near Kasi Viswanathar Temple in Kasi.

Other temples include:[citation needed]
  • Sri Shivoham Subaramaniya Swamy Temple (lord Shiva)
  • உடையார்பாளையம் மாரியம்மன் கோயில்
  • Sri Sakthi Venayagar Temple
  • Sri Mariyamman Temple (Bazzar Street)
  • Samayapuram Marriamman Kovil (Ulipuram)
  • Samayapuram Marriamman Kovil (Vembarasu)
  • செல்வநகர் மாரியம்மன் கோயில்
  • Vembarasu Vinayagar Temple (Ulipuram Vembarasu Stop)
  • Sri Prasanna Perumal Temple (Adivaaram)
  • கொக்கங்காடு காளியம்மன் கோவில்
  • Sri Kanika Parameswari Temple
  • Vera Anjaneyar Temple
  • Sri Durgai Amman Temple
  • Ettadiyaan Kovil
  • Periyaswami Kovil
  • Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Kundruthorum Kumaran Sri Bala Thandayuthapani Swami Temple (Thirumankaradu hill about 500 ft height) situated in Nortwest of the Town. The pose of Bala Dhandayuthapani Swamy (Lord Murugan) is faces towards west side like Palani Hill Temple.
  • Sri Angalamman Temple
  • Sri Iyyappa Swamy Temple (Nagiampatti)


  • Jamia Masjid (Bazaar Street)
  • Eidgah Masjid (Bus Stand Back Side)
  • Syed Mustafa Bhava Dharga and Masjid (Gandhi Nagar Hills)


தூய சலேத் அன்னை ஆலயம் (கோனேரிபட்டி), புனித லூர்துமாதா மலைக்கோவில் (கோனேரிபட்டி), புனித அந்தோணியார் ஆலயம் (காந்தி நகர்), புனித வேளாண்கன்னி ஆலயம் (நாகியம்பட்டி), சீயோன் கன்மலை தேவசபை (தண்ணீர் பந்தல் பேருந்து நிறுத்தம் அருகில்)


  • Government Hospital, Trichy main road, Thammampatti
  • Salem Dental clinic (Dr. A.Sharmila) Bazaar Street Thammampatty
  • Vinola Hospital
  • Annai Hospital
  • Sivan Hospital
  • IPS Dental clinic

Educational institutionsEdit

Government schoolsEdit

  • Government Boys Higher Secondary School (The school foundation stone was laid by the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Mr. C.Rajagopalachari on 26 October 1953 and was opened by former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Mr. K.Kamaraj on 14 January 1956).
  • Government Girls Higher Secondary School
  • Panchayath Union Middle School (Thammampatti Main - was opened on 6 September 1893)
  • Panchayath Union Middle School (Gandhi Nagar)
  • Panchayath Union Primary School (Udayarpalayam)
  • Panchayath Union Primary School (Pananthoppu)
  • Panchayath Union Primary School (Sekkumedu)
  • Panchayath Union Primary School (Soappumandi)
  • Panchayath Union Primary School (Nagiampatti)
  • Panchayath Union Primary School (Jangama samuthiram)
  • Government Sub Library (Thammampatti)
  • Thiruvalluvar Library (Gandhi Nagar)
  • Panchayath Union Primary School (Ulipuram)
  • Panchayath Union Secondary School (Ulipuram)
  • Panchayath Union Primary School (Pudhur)
  • Panchayath Union Secondary School (Pudhur)

Private schoolsEdit

* Bharathi Matriculation Higher Secondary School. It is one of the first English medium school in Attur Taluk.
  • Lucky Matriculation School
  • Aim Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Swamy Vivekanandha Nursery and Primary School
  • Sri Ramakrishna Nursery and Primary School
  • Swamy Vivekanandha Vidyalaya Matriculation School
  • Vidhya Amritha's Public School (CBSE)
  • RSR Public School (CBSE)
  • Saraswathi Matriculation School (Ulipuram)
  • Holy Mother Matriculation school (Melkanavai, Keeripatti)


  • Orange Xerox
  • National Browsing center for Education
  • Google net computer Education Center (projects for final year students)
  • Space Computer Education
  • Annai Theresa Arts & Science College
  • Annai Theresa College of Education (B. Ed.)
  • Sri Venkateswara ITI, Nursing and Catering College
  • AR Nursing College
  • CSC Computer of College
  • Super Computer Centre
  • Pantomath (Udaiyarpalayam) kids training centre for Abacus and Classical dance

Tourist spots: 1. Kolli hill is located west side of Thammampatti. From thammampatti buses are available to reach kolli hills via Mullukurichi. From Thammampatti, kolli hill(semmedu) is about 46 km to reach the top of the hill. 2. Pachamalai is located east side of Thammampatti. From here buses are available to reach pachamalai. pachamalai is very famous for trekking.From Thammampatti, pachamalai is about 42 km to reach the top of the hill. 3. Puliyancholai is located 29 km towards thuraiyur from Thammampatti. Puliancholai is a hamlet of about 30 families and 10-15 tea shops in the dense forest region of the same name on the foothills of kolli hills. The falls Aagaya gangai from kolli hills flows through puliyancholai.

Transport: Thammampatti is well connected by road to cities like: Trichy, Namakkal, Rasipuram, Erode, Kallakurichi, Musiri, Perambalur, Thuraiyur, Chennai, Bangalore, Attur, and Salem. In addition to the main bus routes, mini buses play an important role in connecting villages within the hinterland. The nearest railway station is located in Attur(28 km) and Rasipuram(40 km). The nearest airport is Tiruchirappalli International Airport which offers international and domestic flights, its about 85 km, and Salem Airport(87 km) which has domestic service only to chennai.

Thammampatti is located in the border of 4 districts Salem, Trichy, Namakkal, Perambalur. It's located 63 km from the headquarter Salem, 80 km from Trichy, 65 km from Nammakkal, 63 km from Perambalur.

List of areas in ThammampattiEdit

  • Udayarpalayam
  • Ulipuram
  • Ulipuram Vembarasu
  • Gandhi Nagar
  • Indira Nagar
  • Koneeripatti
  • Valakkombai crossroad
  • Jothi Nagar
  • Pananthoppu
  • Sandai pettai
  • Palakkarai
  • Aakragharam
  • Nagiampatti crossroad
  • Sekkumedu
  • Soappumandi
  • ATC Nagar
  • Thanner Pandhal
  • Uppathukaadu
  • Kongu Nagar
  • Teachers Colony
  • Thendral Nagar
  • Valluvar Nagar (Selva Nagar)
  • Selvapuram
  • Seppalakkadu
  • Bazzer street
  • Middle Street
  • devendrakula velalar street
  • Kurumber street