Ayikudi is a panchayat town in Tirunelveli district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.
Aai Andiran was the chieftain of Ayikudi and its surroundings.He is one of the seven great philanthropists of ancient Tamil Nadu. He gave an elephant to the commoners
In the 2001 India census, Ayikudi had a population of 12,924. Males constituted 50% of the population and females 50%. Ayikudi had an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 11% of the population was under 6 years of age.
By the 2011 census the population had increased to 15,172.
Non profitable Organisation
Amar Seva Sangam
The Amar Seva Sangam, established by S.Ramakrishnan with a few friends in 1981, the International Year of the disabled, was registered under Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975 Cer. No. TSI 16/1981.The Founder became a Quadriplegic in 1975 when he was in the fourth year Engineering, following an accident he met with while attending the interview for Naval Officers’ selection.. After intense self- rehabilitation, he wanted to serve the society and spend his remaining life meaningfully, resulting in the birth of AMAR SEVA SANGAM, named after his Doctor Air Marshall Amarjit Singh Chahal..
In the year 1992 a young Professional Accountant S. Sankara Raman, affected by Muscular Dystrophy and a Wheel Chair user, left his lucrative practice at Chennai, and joined Ramakrishnan with a dream to build a Valley for the disabled.Their vision is to make Amar Seva Sangam a model centre catering to all the needs of the disabled
Ayikudi is famous for its Balasubramanya Swami Temple It is situated at the banks of Hanuman nathi.Skanda shasti soora samharam is the famous festival celebrated every year for 7 days.