Genealogy of the Kalingarayar
dynasty 37 generation
Artifacts used by the
Zamin family over
Temples in Erode and Zamin temples in Uttukuli worshipped by the Kalingarayar family.
Various books, paper publications, advertisements pertaining to the Kalingarayar family.
Kalingarayan Canal - Certain Historical facts
Year of Dedication - 1282 A.D
Duration of Execution - 12 years
Kalingarayar - Ruler of the Northern Kongu Region
Kalingarayar Day - 5th Thai
Beneficiaries - 50,000 farmers in over 30,000 acres
Special benefit - Kalingan Paddy
Length of the Canal - 56.5 miles
Creates a union between Bhavani, Noyyal & Amaravathi Rivers of Kongunad
Kongunad consists of 24 smaller regions and it is a part of the Tamil country
Every year water flows for 10.5 months through the Kalingarayan Canal i.ei.e. between June 16th & April 30th [PWD order no. 2647 dated 2/11/1966]
One of the three hydrological wonders of Tamilnadu
Schwartz (1779), Buchanan (1800), MckenzieMcKenzie (1798) & Arundale (1880) have recorded their praise and appreciation for Kalingarayar and his Kalingarayan Canal
Besides the Kalingarayan Canal, kalingarayar has created several check dams, tanks and water bodies.
Kalingarayan Canal gets a heritage status
Pollachi - 642 004,
: Dr. Siddharth A.M.R Kalingarayar