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Festivals

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Festivals

New Year Sri Vaikunda Ekadesi. Moharam. Pradosam. Pournami. Bogy Festival. Pongal. Thiruvalluvar Thinam. Ulavar Thirunal. Ekadesi. Sivarathiri. Thai Amavasai. Republic Day. Chadurthi. February: Sani Pradosam. Thaipoosam. Pournami. Sangatahara Chadurthi. Pradosam. Sri Maha Sivarathiri. Amavasai. Karamadai Ther March: Karthigai. Pradosam. Masi magma. Pournami. Holi Festival. Miladi nabi. Pradosam. Amavasai. Ugadi – Telugu New Year. Kuranthamalai Ther…

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Garlic Market in Mettupalayam

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Garlic Market in Mettupalayam

The arrival of garlic to Mettupalayam Mundies has been going on for the last 50 plus years from various hamlets (attis) and villages in the Nilgiris, Karnataka, Thimbam & Asanur (Hilly area on the border of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka), and Gundalpet. The garlic arrivals from the Nilgiris area is considered to be the premium…

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Thiru CHINNARAJ. O.K Date of Birth            :  24-February-1954 Constituency            : Mettupalayam (101) Party Name              : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) Place                      : Tholampalayam Education                :  P.U.C

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NH 67 Land Acquisition List

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NH 67 Land Acquisition List

Coimbatore, Aug 7, 2010 : The National Highways Authority of India has made an announcement to commence the NH 67 Ext project that has been on the planning table for sometime now. The Authorities have published a list of Survey numbers and the area that will be acquired for this project as per the list…

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2016 – Assembly Elections

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2016 – Assembly Elections

This assembly election was a special election and a historical one in regard to tamil nadu politics as alcohol prohibition played an important part with the death of Mr.Sasi Perumal and this induced many parties to include this agenda in their party manifesto. There were many exit polls that forecasted a loss to the AIADMK…

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Local Body Elections 2011 – Results Analysis

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Local Body Elections 2011 – Results Analysis

Mettupalayam : Oct 28, 2011 : The recent local body election has witnessed a different outcome to the previous elections where the dravidian and congress parties have won almost all the elections since the local body elections were conducted on this soil. This time however, D.Sathish Kumar of BJP has proved everyone wrong. It is…

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Set Back norms for Buildings

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Set Back norms for Buildings

1. What is ‘Set Back’? It is the open space left in front, side and rear of a building. 2. Is ‘Set Back’ compulsory? Yes. Building Rules and Regulations specify minimum Set Back distance to be left around a building. 3. Why is ‘Set Back’ necessary? Providing Set Back space primarily ensures circulation of air,…

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MTP – CBE addl passenger trains to stay

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MTP – CBE addl passenger trains to stay

Mettupalayam, June 30, 2010 : The Southern Railway division has announced that the special additional passenger trains introduced has now been extended for a further 3 months and this is due to the excellent support received by commuters. This move has impacted on the bus collection and accident toll on this road, however if the…

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Ranganathar Temple – Karamadai

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Ranganathar Temple – Karamadai

At Karamadai, a place near Mettupalayam there lived people by the name ” Thottiyars “. Karamadai got its name from the abundance of Karai trees and Karai Cows in this area at one point in time. The Thottiars were traditionally herdsmen. One of the Thottiya had some (Karai Pasu) cows in his cattle. At the…

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