About Vaniya Chettiar Community:
“Vaniya Chettiar” is a community found in South Indian states Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The people of this community were engaged in oil pressing and selling food grains in olden days. “Vaniyambadi” is the ancestral city of this community. Significant Vaniya Chettiar population is found in districts such as Coimbatore, Erode, Vellore in Tamil Nadu. Though not in a great number, a small section of this community can be seen in Kottayam, Idukki and Ernakulam districts of Kerala.