19th century stone inscription unearthed

The inscription records the gift of one and a half ‘kani’ of land by Andiyan, a resident of Panankattankudi, to Nachi Amman at Manakkal towards offerings and worship.

A stone inscription in Tamil, belonging to 19th century, has been discovered from a field at Panankattankudi near Nagar on Tiruchi-Lalgudi Road by research scholars of Dr.M.Rajamanikkanar Centre for Historical Research, Tiruchi.

The inscription was deciphered by R.Akila, Assistant Professor, Arignar Anna Government Arts College, Musiri, and M.Nalini, Head, Department of History, Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy College, after being alerted by A. Ramanathan, a resident of the village and a student of history at the government arts college in Musiri.

The slab was found in the field of one Chithran Chettiar in the village............Read more


Source: The Hindu

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