Chennai is the Gateway of South India. Chennai is a name of Telugu origin. It comes from the name of a Telugu ruler. While Chennai is the official name of the city, the original name is Madras, and in some parts, the city is still known as Madras rather than Chennai.
What is the gateway of South India temple known?
A gopuram or gopura (Tamil: கோபுரம், Sanskrit: गोपुरम्, gopuram) is a monumental entrance tower, usually ornate, at the entrance of a Hindu temple, in the Dravidian architecture of the Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, and Telangana states of Southern India.
In which zone south India is located?
Covering the southern part of the peninsular Deccan Plateau, South India is bounded by the Bay of Bengal in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west and the Indian Ocean in the south.
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Which is the Gateway of India?
The Gateway of India is located on the waterfront at Apollo Bunder area at the end of Chhatrapati Shivaji Marg in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea. The monument has also been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai, and is the city’s top tourist attraction.
Which city is known as Manchester of South India?
Coimbatore is called the “Manchester of South India” due to its extensive textile industry, fed by the surrounding cotton fields.
Which city is known as gateway of East India?
Guwahati, the gateway to northeast India.
Which caste is powerful in Tamilnadu?
Nadar climber was the largest subsect of today’s Nadar community. Nadars are predominant in the south Indian districts of Tuticorin, Kaniyakumari, Tirunelveli and Virudhunagar.
For what was the South India famous for?
Hint: South India has a rich history in music, dance, culture, sculptures, clothing which were even spread across South East Asia. The iconic temple style prevalent in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala is also quite famous.
Which South Indian state is best?
Kerala topped the list for a third consecutive year while Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka and Gujarat followed it. Kerala stands as the best governed state in the country and Karnataka is in the fourth position, said the Public Affairs Index 2018 released by the think tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC) here.