🇮🇳 Rasipuram is a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the headquarters for the Rasipuram taluk. It has 27 wards and steps have been taken to increase the wards to 33. The town is located on a new broad-gauge line, opened in May 2013, which connects Salem and Karur. The Rasipuram Railway Station (RASP) is connected to major cities in South India, with daily express trains from Chennai Central, Bangalore, Salem, Madurai, Nagercoil, Tirunelveli and Palani and weekly express trains from Hyderabad and Jabalpur. Economy The town is known for weaving silk sarees (Rasipuram silks). These iconic woven silk sarees and dhotis are traded and exported. The second popular thing in this town is the pure home made ghee. Rasipuram is also known for tapioca sago.
Rasipuram has a population of over 88,584 people. Rasipuram also forms the centre of the wider Rasipuram taluk which has a population of over 339,790 people.