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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (காந்தி | மோகன்தாசு கரம்சந்த் காந்தி 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was a pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He pioneered satyagraha. This is defined as resistance to tyranny through mass civil resistance - a term which Gandhi used in many of his statements and writings. His philosophy was firmly founded upon ahimsa (nonviolence).

Valluvar Kottam

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Valluvar Kottam (Tamil: வள்ளுவர் கோட்டம்) is a modern landmark in Chennai, India which is dedicated to the classical Tamil poet, philosopher and saint Thiruvalluvar. Valluvar Kottam is located at the intersection of the Kodambakkam High road and the Village road.

Valluvar Kottam now stands at the point which was the deepest point of a lake which was located in the area.

Karaneeswarar Temple

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Karaneeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple located in the neighborhood of Saidapet in Chennai, India. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This is an ancient Temple presently managed by the HR & CE department of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The Goddess is known as "Swarnambika" (The Golden Mother). Apart from this, there are separate shrines for Lord Ganapathi,Lord Karthikeya and other Parivara Devtas. This temple is located next to the Saidapet Railway station.

Velleeswarar Temple

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சென்னை நவகிரக கோவில்களில் ஒன்றான, அருள்மிகு வெள்ளீஸ்வரர் திருக்கோயில், மாங்காடு / Velleeswarar Temple, Mangadu.

History of Velleeswarar is part of the history of Mangadu Kamakshi temple. Mother Parvathi had to land on Earth due to the curse of Lord Shiva as she covered His eyes in playful mood resulting in a standstill of the activities of the world. She came to this place, stood on one leg amidst five types of fire, seeking the grace of Lord to take Her back.

Rock Cut Temple

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Varaha Cave Temple, an example of Indian rock-cut architecture dating from the late 7th century, is a rock-cut cave temple located at Mamallapuram, is a finest testimonial of anciest Vishwakarma Sthapathis, a tiny village south of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Part of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, the temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

N S Krishnan

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Nagerkoyil Sudalaimuthu Krishnan (Tamil: நாகர்கோயில் சுடலைமுத்து கிருஷ்ணன்), popularly known as Kalaivanar and also as 'NSK' was a leading Tamil film comedian, drama artist, playback singer and writer in the early stages of the Tamil film industry - in the 1940s and 1950s.

Born in Ozhuginachery, Nagercoil, in the princely state of Travancore, India on 29 November 1908, his stage and cine-screen comedy performances were unique and always carried a message for the people. 'Kalaivanar' N. S. Krishnan died at the age of 49, on 30 August 1957.

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