Vilavancode

Vilavancode is a town panchayat in Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu state, India. It is part of territory among several taluks that were with the Thiruvananthapuram district that with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act of 1956 transferred from Thiruvananthapuram district, Travancore-Cochin State to the newly created Kanyakumari district of Madras State (the latter later renamed as Tamil Nadu State).

Vilavancode
Coordinates: 8°20′42″N 77°02′31″E / 8.3451075°N 77.0420246°E / 8.3451075; 77.0420246Coordinates: 8°20′42″N 77°02′31″E / 8.3451075°N 77.0420246°E / 8.3451075; 77.0420246
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictKanyakumari
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
 • SpokenTamil, Malayalam
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

HistoryEdit

BoundaryEdit

Vilavancode was part of Travancore Kingdom, the latter which subsequently became part of the then Travancore-Cochin State. Part of The States Reorganisation Act of 1956 aligned state boundaries on linguistic affiliations. Thovalai, Kalkulam, Vilavancode, and Agastheeswaram Taluks were transferred from Thiruvananthapuram District of the Travancore-Cochin State to Kanyakumari district, Madras State. Madras was later renamed as Tamil Nadu).

PoliticsEdit

Vilavancode assembly constituency is part of Kanyakumari Lok Sabha constituency.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 May 2006. Retrieved 13 October 2008.