Pandiyan Kalvettu Padukai


This village Ramanathapuram lies in Vedasandur Taluk and Dindigul district. We can reach this place via Vadamadurai. Very near to the village on open rocky terrace an inscription is engraved. This inscription is as an beautiful Tamil verse and datable to 8th century A.D.

It reveals that one chief taka Pallivel by name who assisted to the Pandya King Maran Sadaiyan in the Idavai war, dug out a tank, reveted with stone and built a sluice. But fore it completion he died and then his son Nakkan completed it with the help of a stone masion and donated well Irrigated land for this work. It is an interesting verse who works on Tamil literature and meter