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The Visionary Whose Mission Was To Build ROCK MEMORIAL For Swami Vivekananda At Kanyakumari.
When you hear the word #Kanyakumari, 2 things appear instantly in your mind, the Kanyakumari Amma Temple & The Vivekananda Rock Memorial.
(The Statue of Thiruvalluvar
is comparatively new & doesn’t reflect in those who have visited Kanyakumari before its construction)

Swami Vivekananda has said that even after he laid down his body, he would continue to work and inspire generations to come to carry on his unfinished work.We see it still
happening. Swamiji does it in innumerable ways. Rock Memorial is one such undying source of inspiration.

#SwamiVivekanandaRockMemorial At Kanyakumari - a unique symbol of unity and purity - is the Memorial of Swami Vivekananda, another symbol of the united aspiration of Nation.
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Engineering a City #thread
Having spent my entire childhood in #Kochi (#Cochin ), it feels criminal to not know the story of how the city came to be the #metropolis it is today. Putting together a thread to trace the journey of the city which has been so endearingly mine (1)
Part 1: The #Malabar Mud-Banks
The story of Cochin is not just about how an engineering marvel can change social fabric, but also of many tenets of #British #Colonialism in India which is often taken for granted, passed off lazily as exploitation, missing nuance (2)
As with any coastal town, the cultural and economic history of Kochi is intertwined with maritime trade routes since the time of the Early Romans and Arabs. Thanks to the #biennale , most of us would now be familiar with the term #Muzuris (3)
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Females - Indian Attire
#Indian females are one of the most beautiful women in the world. Who can deny the beauty of an Indian girl adorned in full Indian ethnic attire! Trust me when I say, in today’s world the way we dress impacts our image to a great extent. Image
Moreover, research has shown our attire affects our personality. Also, the clothes we wear affect our way of thinking, our behavior, our mood and even the way we interact with others. Traditional clothing makes you confident and radiant.

There’s a saying “When in Rome”.
In the context of clothing, it means one should dress according to the occasion. There is no harm in dressing yourself according to fashion but the mistake we make is when we blindly follow the western culture. In my opinion, traditional clothing has more to do with the
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#DidYouKnow #Thread
why #Kerala State is called "God's Own Country"?
Younger generation will not know & older generation might have forgotten the #History behind this.
When #India got Independence on 15th August 1947, the #travancore Kingdom didn’t join the Indian Union Govt.
2. Diwan of Trivancore #Kingdom announced in June, 1947 that the Trivancore Kingdom will be a separate country by itself.
During that period, the Trivancore Kingdom was well developed with Public Transport, Telephone Network, and Heavy Engineering Industries. The King took over
3. all the expenses of the University. Above all, all Hindus were allowed to enter into all the #Temples, without any bias on the caste, which was prevalent throughout India that point in time. When the talks were on between the Indian representatives & King Chithirai Thirunal
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A Thread on "Trade Relations between Tamil Nadu and South East Asia as Gleaned from Inscriptions...!"

The Commercial and Cultural contacts between Tamil Nadu and South East Asian Countries seem to have existed even from the beginning of the Christian era!
#Sangam Literatures say that the import & export of articles between these countries had happened in great vigour through the ports located on the Coromandal coast, viz #Kollam, #Eyilpattinam, #Kaviripumpattinam, #Tondi, #Marungurpattinam (#Alagankulam), #Korkai and #Kanyakumari!
The author of the Periplus of the Erythrean Sea describes the ports of the Coromandal coast as follows. “Among the market-towns of these countries and harbour where the ships put in from Damirica and from the north, the most important are, in order as they lie, first Camara...1/2
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#DMKAlliance win in #TamiNadu is staggering on many accounts. Out of 38 seats went for polls #DMK and alliance partners won 37 seats. A look at winning margins
5 to 6 Lakh = 2 seats
4 to 5 Lakh = 4 seats
3 to 4 L= 8 seats
2 to 3 L= 9 seats
1 to 2 L= 11 seats
0 to 1 L = 3 seats
#TamilNadu Biggest victory margin in seats where #DMK was in contest against #PMK. #Sriperumbudur and #Dindugal.... DMK won both seats by a margin of more than 5 lakh votes. Interestingly in both seats PMK saved their deposits... #TNRejectsBJP #ElectionResults2019
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