Gajanur, Tamil Nadu

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Gajanur is a village in Thalavadi taluk, Erode district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is also called as Dodda Gajanur[1] It is located 4 kms from the Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border, and is 1 km south from the town of Thalavadi. Most of roads are connected to Karnataka state.

It is the birthplace of Kannada matinee idol Dr Rajkumar.[2] Kannada legendary actor Dr.Rajkumar was kidnapped by Veerappan from his native house at Gajanur on 30 July 2000.[3][4] It is abutting the Sathyamangala wildlife sanctuary.

See also[edit]

  • Gajanur, a place in Karnataka, India


  1. ^ "Verdict in Rajkumar abduction case on Sept. 25". Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  2. ^ "When power star Puneeth visited Dr. Rajkumar's birthplace for a shoot". 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". Retrieved 12 January 2021.