The beach runs from near Fort St. George in the north to Foreshore Estate in the south, a distance of 6.0 km (3.7 mi), making it the longest natural urban beach in the country.
It is not about Kannagi's chaste and loyalty to her husband that we need to talk about. The author was a Cheran Prince Ilango Adigal who was believed to be the brother of Cheran ruler Senguttuvan. The Kannagi Temple is a 2,000 years old temple at an elevation of around 1,337 m above the sea level.
That statue of Kannagi was installed in 1968 when DMK first came to power, under CN Annadurai’s regime.
It represents the Pandian style of Kerala architecture.
THE removal of a statue of Kannagi, an epic heroine who is seen as symbolising Tamil womanhood and Tamils' zest for justice, from a prime place on the Marina in Chennai in mid-December has led to widespread protests. கண்ணகி), a legendary Tamil woman, is the central character of the South Indian epic "Silapathikaram". Kannagi, sometimes spelled Kannaki, is a legendary Tamil woman who forms the central character of the Tamil epic Silapathikaram.
Anklets of old Tamil style. It is located about 7 km from Pazhiyankudi in Theni district and 15 km from Thekkadi of Idukki District. Kannagi statue at the entrance at Poompuhar - Veethi brings photos from Poombuhar On Thursday, thousands from Tamil Nadu will offer worship at a temple dedicated to Kannagi situated at Vannathiparai in Kerala abutting Theni district. Believed to be constructed by Cheran Chenguttuvan, the king of Kerala, the shrine is dedicated to Goddess Mangala. Kannagi in Politics A statue of Kannagi in anger holding her anklet in one hand obviously depicting her in the scene from Silapathikaram where she demands justice from the king, Pandiyan on the death of her husband Kovalan at the hands of the king's policemen, is an important landmark in Chennai, on the famed Marina Beach, since about 1968. It is about the courage of a woman that questioned the king and punished him and his kingdom for his mistake. The Marina is primarily sandy, unlike the short, rocky formations that make up the Juhu Beach in Mumbai.
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Kannagi Statue in Marina Beach, Chennai Kannagi, sometimes spelled Kannaki, is a legendary Tamil woman who forms the central character of the Tamil epic Silapathikaram.
Its often regarded as one of the best known South Indian Epics, almost as popular as Ramayana or Mahabharata etc.
Kannagi statue at the entrance at Poompuhar - Veethi brings photos from Poombuhar Kannagi or (Kaṇṇaki) (_ta. The Mangala Devi Kannagi temple is located on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.It is located about 7 km from Pazhiyankudi in Theni district and 15 km from Thekkadi of Idukki District, Kerala. This dilapidated but ancient temple dedicated to Kannagi , the celebrated heroine of possibly the greatest epic of Tamil Nadu viz Silappadikaram is situated on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Coordinates. Kannagi. Silappadikaram or THE TALE OF AN ANKLET is one of the 5 great Tamil epics composed at the end of Sangam era around 4 th Century AD.
15,000 cops to be deployed across Chennai to manage Kaanum Pongal rush Police have also set up watch towers at Marina and Elliot’s beaches in Besant Nagar.
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A major event in Kerala’s capital city of Thiruvananthapuram is the Attukal Pongala, the festival that entered the Guinness Book of World Record in 2009 for the largest number of women who converge at the Temple to personally prepare offerings for the Atukkal Amma, the Mother Goddess. The temple is situated on the borders of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. While she is worshipped as a goddess outside Tamilnadu, there were problems in keeping her statue in the same state where she lived. File Image/PTI Legend has it that Kannagi took revenge on the king of Madurai, for a mistaken death penalty imposed on her husband Kovalan, by cursing the city with disaster.. Our travels through the Buddhist trails of Tamil Nadu took us to Poompuhar, a small town (in Nagapattinam dist. Kannagi and Desdemona - A Comparative Study 278 Kannagi is worshipped as a goddess of chastity ‘the Patthini Deivam’ and ‘Karpukku Arasi’ (the queen of chastity) called by the Tamil speaking people. ), where legends, history and archeological findings evoke memories of a long lost city. Kannagi, sometimes spelled Kannaki,  is a legendary Tamil woman who forms the central character of the Tamil epic Silapathikaram. Kannagi, sometimes spelled Kannaki, is a legendary Tamil woman who forms the central character of the Tamil epic Silapathikaram.