Thiruvonam

Thiruvonam is a Taluk town in Thanjavur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Thiruvonam
town panchayat
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictThanjavur
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

GeographyEdit

Thiruvonam is located at 10°18′N 79°06′E / 10.30°N 79.10°E / 10.30; 79.10. It has an average elevation of 36 metres (120 feet).

DemographicsEdit

A small town located south of Thanjavur, has population approximately 1000. Thiruvonam is a panchayat union comprises more than 20 small villages around and far. North East boundary of its panchayat union lies right in the suburb of Thanjavur called Mariamman Kovil. Currently, in the process of transforming itself into a separate Taluk. Mrs. Uma maheshwari being current chairman of panchayat union. Mr. M. Muthuveeran being the councilor of the union. History of this little town dates back to early 1000 A.D.. It was one of the important places of pilgrimage for Cholas dynasty. MuthuThangappa Football club and festival of temples of Muthumariamman are widely regarded.

PoliticsEdit

Thiruvonam assembly constituency is part of Thanjavur (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 12 October 2008.

See alsoEdit

Onam