About Thiruvallur District

Thiruvallur district is a governmental district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Headquarter of the district is Thiruvallur town. The district has both urban and rural features. The Eastern part of the district is conquered by urban characteristics but Southern and Northern part of the Thiruvallur district has influence of Andhra tradition due to its position. According to the Census 2011, Thiruvallur district had a population of 37,28,104 with the gender ration of 987 females for every 1,000 males.

The Eastern part of Tiruvallur district is conquered by urban characteristics while the Southern and Northern part of the district has influence of Andhra culture due to its position. As of 2011, the district had a population of 3,728,104 with a sex-ratio of 987 females for every 1,000 males. Thiruvallur District has been divided into four revenue divisions such as, Thiruvallur, Thiruthani, Ambathur, and Ponneri. Here, there are 12 Municipalities, 14 blocks and 13 town Panchayats which established village activities.

A Brief History Of Thiruvallur District

Thiruvallur denotes the sleeping pose of the sacred lord “Balaji” in the Veeraragava temple. After that people began to refer it by name such as Thiruvallur, Trivellore. Today this district is well known because of Veeraragava temple. Here, the new moon day is very fortunate day for the lord and people of the town. This district has been bifurcated from Chengalpattu District.

In past, this region was under the control of Pallavas in the 7th century and this regime ending with the Nawab of Arcot in the year 19th century. In 1687, the Golkonda rulers are defeated and the place came under the Moghul emperors of Delhi. Here towns and villages of this region were affected by Carnatic wars. After that, it was come under British rule. The town of Pulicat was the earliest Dutch possession in India established in the year 1609 which was ceded to the British rule in 1825. In 15th August 1947 this region coming under our Indian government.