What caste is reddiar?
Reddy (also transliterated as Raddi, Reddi, Reddiar, Reddappa, Reddy) is a caste that originated in India, predominantly settled in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. They are classified as a forward caste. The origin of the Reddy has been linked to the Rashtrakutas, although opinions vary.
What is Naicker caste?
Palayakkara Naicker is a Telugu caste found in the state of Tamil Nadu in India They are variously known as Palayakkara Naidu, Palayakkaran, Muthiriya Naidu and Muthiriya Naicker. Their ancestors were soldiers in what is now the state of Andhra Pradesh, where they served the polygars.
Is Reddy a surname?
Reddy/Reddi is an Indian surname. In India it is predominantly used by members of the Telugu speaking Reddy caste. It is also used as a surname by members of the Reddi Lingayat and Reddy Vokkaliga communities of Karnataka.
Which is the most famous temple in Tamilnadu?
The Annamalaiyar temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. The temple is located at the base of Arunachala hill. The Annamalaiyar temple represents the element of fire, Agni. The temple is sprawled across 10 hectares of land and is one of the top temples in Tamilnadu.
Which is the most famous pilgrim centre in South India?
Located in Kanchipuram district of Tamilnadu, the ‘Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple’ is another one of the most famous pilgrim centres in South India. Dating back to late 7th century-early 8th century, the temple is believed to have been built under the reign of the Pallava Dynasty.
Which is the tallest Chola temple in the world?
Today, the temple enjoys the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the list of ‘Great Living Chola Temples’ and is visited by hundreds of thousands of devotees and tourists every year. The greatest attraction of the temple is its 216ft Tall. ‘Vimana’ or tower that is also claimed to be the tallest in the world.