The famous chariot festival of the Suchindram Thanumalayan Temple in Tamilnadu begins. This 17th-century temple is famous for its architectural grandeur. The temple is especially significant because it is sacred to both the Shaivite as well as Vashnavite sects. There is an Anjaneya statue, which is 22 feet tall is carved of a single granite block. It is one of the tallest statues of its type in India.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Mettur Dam is in Tamilnadu on Cauvery river
- Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu: Edappadi K. Palaniswami.
- Governor of Tamil Nadu: Banwarilal Purohit.
- Tamil Nadu Capital: Chennai.