Gajanur, Tamil Nadu

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Gajanur
village
Gajanur is located in Tamil Nadu
Gajanur
Gajanur
Gajanur is located in India
Gajanur
Gajanur
Coordinates: 11°45′58″N 77°00′20″E / 11.76607°N 77.00568°E / 11.76607; 77.00568Coordinates: 11°45′58″N 77°00′20″E / 11.76607°N 77.00568°E / 11.76607; 77.00568
India India
Tamil NaduTamil Nadu
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
 • OtherTamil Kannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Gajanur is a village in Thalavadi taluk, Erode district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is also known as Dodda Gajanur.[1] The village is located 4 km (2.5 mi) from the KarnatakaTamil Nadu border, and is 1 km (0.62 mi) south of the town of Thalavadi. Most of roads are connected to Karnataka state.

Gajanur is the birthplace of Kannada matinee idol Dr. Rajkumar,[2] who was kidnapped by Veerappan from his native house in Gajanur on 30 July 2000.[3][4] The village abuts the Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Verdict in Rajkumar abduction case on Sept. 25". The Hindu. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  2. ^ "When power star Puneeth visited Dr. Rajkumar's birthplace for a shoot". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Gajanur villagers say lack of political will led to acquittal". Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Rajkumar kidnap, state intel had warned him a year before". 27 September 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2021.