Home arrow Tourism arrow Prominent Locations print  Print  

MUTHU MANDABAM


Muthu Mandabam was inaugurated on 01.07.1990 by the then Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Mr. M. Karunanidhi.  

Vikrama Raja Singhan, the last Tamil ruler to rule Kandy (Sri Lanka) was originally named Kannuswamy. He belonged to the Nayak dynasty of Madurai. The Britishers fought with him for 16 years from 1815 and Vikrama was arrested and imprisoned in the Vellore fort jail. He died in 1832.

Only in 1983 his cemetery was found. In his memory the MUTHU MANDABAM was established here in Vellore. His samadhi was erected by his son, A. Vikrama Raja Singham on 27.07.1832.

There are six cemetry of which three have their names written on it. One of them is the cemetry of Vikrama Raja Singhan. To the right of it is the samadhi of his great grand son, Thiru C.K. Narasimhala Raja who died on 08.10.1948. To the left is the samadhi of great grand daughter Sow. Raualakshmi Devi, wife of Shri. V. Rangarajah (direct great grant son of the last ex-king of Ceylon who died at Tanjore on 09.03.1944). 

The Govt. of Tamil Nadu was appreciated for preserving the truth of the last Tamil king of Ceylon. The building construction was started on 20.04.1990 and was finished on 01.07.1990.



back image

Tamil Nadu Sate Web Portal   http://india.gov.in, The National Portal of India : External website that opens in a new window   NIC Email Service   Govt. of India Web Directory   data.gov.in   National e-Governance Division Digital Locker


Web Information Manager | Terms of Use | Website Policies | Disclaimer | Help | Feedback | Contact Us | Sitemap

Contents owned, maintained & updated by
The District Administration, Vellore District, Government of Tamil Nadu
Designed, developed & hosted by
National Informatics Centre, Vellore
Best viewed in Firefox/Chrome/IE with 1024x768 Resolution