Sirumugai is a panchayat town in Coimbatore District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
It has a centuries old History that dates from the period of Tipu Sultan, an 18th century Great King of the Muslim dynasty.
During the period of the British in March 1819, John Sullivan made a bridle path up the hill from Sirumugai to Kotagiri, which was the only route to the Nilgris from Coimbatore until 1832.
SIV Industries, supposedly one of India’s largest rayon manufacturing industry was located here and functional until the 1990s.
Now its known for its hand – woven sarees marketed with a the brand name Kora patu all over the world.
Starting from Tipu to Veerappan many notable icons had used the resourses around this mighty small village.
Sirumugai has a greater scope where in which Information technology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutcal technology, Textile technology, and other related activities can take up as this is the place located in between Nilgiris, Coimbatore and Erode districts.
Major occupations of the people there include Agriculture and weaving.
Sirumugai has a rich mix of people diversified into domains of art, culture, politics, entertainment, Education and Technology.
The Schools in this rural South Indian village Shree Sarasswathi Vidhyaah Mandheer Higher Secondary School ( CBSE ), SIV Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ambal Public School to name a couple have produced a galaxy of luminous outstanding citizens now spread over all parts of the globe.
It is situated in the northern part of Coimbatore district, on the Banks of the Bhavani River.
It is easily accessible by roadways, about 40km from the district capital Coimbatore.
It is located such that it is possible to get a full view of nilgiri hills, its full width and height.
Muslim ruler Thippu Sultan had paraded his army through this place on his way to Danayakkan kottai from where he was a threat to British kingdom.
Sirumugai is believed to have its name “siru” ( small ) “mugam” ( camp ).
During 18th century Tipu Sultan had paraded through this place and will have small camps here with his soldiers.
Sirumugai town is bless with the presence of famous river in south India “Bhavani”.
Software Engineer’s, Teacher’s are working in bangalore and chennai from sirumugai area.
For Example we can say More vokalika people are living here.
It is very near to Mettupalayam and Pethikuttai, Irumbarai, Rayan nagar, Lingapuram and so many villages are covering by this place.
Nearest Touriest Place : South Triupathi, Bhavanisagr Dam, Othimalai ( Muruga Temple ), Aanjinayea Temple, Black thunder water theme park, Kallaru, Hanumantharayar swamy temple ( Jayamangala Anjaneyar ) situated at Idugampalayam ( 7km ) belongs to the vijayanagar empire times.
Sri Vyasaraja Theerthar, a saint established Lord Anjaneya with the help of architects of Vijayanagar empire.
First saturday of every tamil month special pooja is performed here.
Shri Madheswara Temple in Annadasampalayam is one of the old Temples in this region.
Its rare to locate Lord Shiva temple in this region but Annadasampalayam lucky to have one such.
Regular Poojas on each Pournami, Ammavasai & Pradoshams takes place here.
Annadhanam served on these occasions.
This temple was directly maintained by Annadasampalayam Trustees.
Annadasampalayam is located mere 1 and Half km from Sirumugai.
Before the Initiatation of SIV Industries part of Sirumugai comes under “Annadasampalayam”.
Major share of Lands alloted to this Factory has been comes from “Annadasampalayam”.