Siddhesh Joshi

Kelamangalam

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Country  India
State  Tamil Nadu

Language spoken  Tamil
District  Krishnagiri
Kelamangalam Beautiful Landscapes of Kelamangalam

Map of Kelamangalam

Kelamangalam is a panchayat town in Krishnagiri district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Geography

Kelamangalam is located at 12.6°N 77.85°E / 12.6; 77.85. It has an average elevation of 810 metres (2657 feet). Average temperature lingers around 20-25°C. The soil here is laterite. Around 60 percent of people live on farming. This town is situated in an edge of Tamil Nadu. The nearest state-borders to this town are Karnataka(Athibele(or)Athipalli - 16 Kilometers) & Andhra Pradesh(Kuppam - 90 Kilometers).

Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Kelamangalam had a population of 11,052. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kelamangalam has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 55%. In Kelamangalam, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Kelamangalam has a Govt.Hr.Sec School(Tamil & English Medium), Govt.Girls High School(Tamil & English Medium. Apart from the Govt.Schools, It has 5 private English medium schools. "Arul Nursery & Primary School" is the oldest among them (From 1983).

Kelamangalam has a Govt.Hospital, Panchayat Union Office, Police Station, Railway station, Post office, 3 Banks, 1 theatre & 3 Petrol stations. It has 2 temples, 2 churches & 3 Masjids. On every Sunday the farmers & merchants will gather at one place(சந்தை).

Tamil , which is the official language. Nearest cities : Hosur - 16 Kilo Meters, Bangalore - 56 Kilometers, Krishnagiri - 54 Kilometers, Dharmapuri - 72 Kilometers.

Nearest Airport : Bangalore International Airport - 91 km (Approx), Salem Airport Terminal, Kamalapuram - 118 km (Approx)

Tourist/Pilgimage

Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Nagamangalam

This is a Pilgrimage Place for Roman Catholic church. The first miraculous water that gushed out at one and a half feet on 19-5-2008.

Pilgrim Centre

Rev father Joy Onnuukkalle OSB, TVE father Henri Bonai MEP Vicar of St Mary's church Royakottai and Mr Perniyanayakam, a traditional Christian devotee from Kalamangalam, gathered together in this J.G farm to discuss about the chapel which they had started in the name of OUR LADY OF LOURDES.

Mass Information

Sunday

11 am - Rosary 11.30 am - Holy mass, adoration with healing prayer 3 pm - Holy mass

Monday to Friday

11 am - Rosary 11:30- Holy mass 2:30 pm - Holt mass

Saturday

11am rosary 11:30 am Holy mass, adoration with healing prayer 3:00 pm holy mass and divine mercy prayer

Second Saturday

10:00 am rosary procession followed by retreat Holy mass and adoration with healing prayer

The place is situated on the Attibele - Royakotta road

SRI NAGA MUNESWARA TEMPLE, Onnagurki

5 Kilometers from Kelamangalam

References

Kelamangalam Wikipedia


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