<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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is a panchayat town
in Dindigul district
in the Indian state
of Tamil Nadu
, Natham had a population of 22,533. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Natham has an average literacy rate of 40%, lesser than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 36%, and female literacy is 46%. In Natham, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. The number of drop outs in this village is also higher.
Natham has a Mariamman Temple which conducts annual rituals that are famous in the entire group of villages. The festivals during the season include people performing various activities to Amman viz - Pal Kodam, walking on fire, carrying fire pots, etc.Natham Kovilpatty Kailasanathar temple is very famous in navakiraka pooja that was built many years back. In and around Natham there are considerate amount of Muslims.The Christian population is comparatively low.
Natham is famous for Mango, Tamarind, Coconut, Guava, Cotton business/ready made shirts etc. and also for cereals and pulses. In addition the trade in Non-timber forest produce(NTFP) enhances the economy of Natham.the regions in and around Natham are agriculturally fertile.
There are many cotton mills are now started and it produces huge employment opportunities for local people.
NPR college of education is one of the key for education in natham. It's mainly focused to... Read More