Gandhi Market

Coordinates: 10°49′22″N 78°41′48″E / 10.8227047°N 78.696597°E / 10.8227047; 78.696597
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Gandhi Market
LocationTharanallur, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates10°49′22″N 78°41′48″E / 10.8227047°N 78.696597°E / 10.8227047; 78.696597
AddressNear Big Kammala Street
Opening date1868; 156 years ago (1868)

Gandhi Market officially called as Mahatma Gandhi Market, is a wholesale farmers' market in the city of Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu, India.


Its construction began as the Fort Market in 1867 and completed in 1868.[1] The market was expanded in 1927, when P. Rathinavelu Thevar was the mayor of Tiruchirappalli and renamed as Mahatma Gandhi market after Mahatma Gandhi.

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  1. ^ Moore, Lewis (1878). A Manual of the Trichinopoly District in the Presidency of Madras. Government Press. pp. 280–281.