New Bus service between Namakkal and Velikadu Tribal Village in Kolli Hills

New Bus service between Namakkal and Velikadu Tribal Village in Kolli Hills, Namakkal.

It is dream come true for more than 1,000 tribal people of Velikadu hamlet in Kolli Hills who were longing for bus facility. Minister for Industries and Transport P. Thangamani flagged off a new bus service from Namakkal bus stand to Velikadu on August 24 2015. The bus would pass through Muthugapatti, Sendamangalam, Thuthikulam, Kalappanaickenpatti, Nadukombai, Karavalli, Solakadu, Ariyur Solakadu, Kulivalavu, Thenur, Alapatti, Chinnamangalam, Alathur Nadu, Aduvangadu, Kundani Nadu and reach Velikadu.

Over 10 villages are located in these areas that can be accessible only by foot after covering distance of 12 km from Thenur. Presently, bus service is available till Thenur. The new bus service would cover a total of 80.5 km from bus stand to Velikadu of which bus service is available for the first time for 17.4 km between Thenur and Velikadu. It would take a minimum of three hours by foot for the tribal people from Velikadu to reach Thenur and take the available bus service to reach Solakadu or the plains. The new bus service would help to reach their work place.

Source : The Hindu

Recently our friends who Visited Kolli Hills clicked the bus to Velikadu Tribal Village.

TN-30N-0434 of Namakkal 1 Depot Route Namakkal – Velikadu via Semmedu, Alathur Nadu.

TN-30N-0434 of Namakkal 1 Depot Route Namakkal - Velikadu via Semmedu, Alathur Nadu.

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