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  • Important People from Chettinad Who Have Shaped History

    How many of us know that Chettinad is more than just tasty cuisines and bright colours of art? Can you name some of the famous Chettinad people who contributed greatly to our country? If your answer is no, then this article will prove as a good introduction for you to famous Chettinad personalities. Chettinad is a region named after the Nattukottai Chettiars, who originally came and settled from Cauvery Poompattinam in the 13th century after their homeland was destroyed in a massive flood. Their migration also brought with them a unique culture of hard work which proved useful in the unforgi...

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  • Chettinad – A Paradise of South Indian Artefacts

    Temples and heritage buildings are certainly part of the itinerary of any Chettinad traveller. Ever wondered what other things make the region special? There is a bewildering array of art and craft forms in the district of Tamil Nadu for the curious eye to see. The Chettiars were and still are people with unique cultural interests that are reflected in their art and architecture. The people of Chettinad have migrated abroad and brought in valuable insights into how the various arts can be developed. Their art is symbolic of this cultural exchange. The assortment of artefacts from the Nagara...

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