History And Geography

Ranipet district is a district of Tamil Nadu, India, formed by trifuricating the Vellore district. The Government of Tamil Nadu has announced its proposal on August 15, 2019, together with Tirupathur district. However it was officially declared on November 28, 2019 by Chief Minister. The town of Ranipet would serve as the district headquarters. The district shares borders with districts of Vellore on the west, Kanchipuram on the east, Tiruvannamalai on the south and Thiruvallur on the northeast. River palar passes along the district bordering ranipet and arcot towns.

How to reach Ranipet

By Road: . A national highway and two state highways pass through Arcot. There are frequent buses to almost all parts of Tamil Nadu.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is walajah Road station 6 km from the town, lying between Arakkonam and Vellore-Katpadi Junction 30 km
By Air: The nearest international airports are Chennai International Airport (100 km).

Places of Interest

DKO Sivan Temple

There is a Murugan temple in a hill near Kangayam. This hill is known as Sivan Malai. The speciality of this temple is Lord Murugan appears in any one of his devotees dream and asks him to worship a particular thing. Then something related with the thing will happen in this world. For eg., once Murugan asked a devotee to keep a glass of water inside a box in the temple. He did so and then only