Posts Tagged “Thekkampatti”

Grand old lady of Thekkammpatti

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Grand old lady of Thekkammpatti

For some, age is just a number. And for certain others like Pappammal, it is a number that they don’t care much about. So at 103, Ms. Pappammal is busy doing what she knows best—labouring at her field in Thekkampatti, a village on the foothills of western ghats and on the banks of river Bhavani….

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Elephant gets a new hairdo

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Elephant gets a new hairdo

Some mahouts have walked the extra mile to make their elephants have a style statement of their own. Elephants sporting stylish hairdos were spotted at the special rejuvenation camp that began at Thekkampatti near Mettupalayam on Thursday. Adhinayagi, the 20-year-old elephant of Adhinatha Azhwar temple in Azhwar Tirunagari, was one of those which had well maintained hair. Karim Seth,…

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