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Kattupalli is located in Tamil Nadu
Kattupalli is located in India
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°15′11″N 78°51′14″E / 9.253°N 78.854°E / 9.253; 78.854Coordinates: 9°15′11″N 78°51′14″E / 9.253°N 78.854°E / 9.253; 78.854
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Ramanathapuram district
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website www.ervadi.com

Kattupalli is a separate campus in Ervadi dargah, Ramanathapuram district where the graves of Thousands of Martyrs who came along with Badhusha Sultan Syed Ibraaheem Shaheed is found. Kattupalli is one of the main places where the war between Pandyas and Arabs was held. It is also the graveyard of Arabs where the Dargah's of all the important ministers of Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed badhusha are found. It is in the Northern side of the main dargah within 0.5 km. Kattupalli is very spacious and it accommodates millions of people who gather during the Sandanakoodu urus festival.

Ameer Abbas Manthiri Shahid[edit]

Abbas manthiri Shaheed Durga in Kattupalli, Erwadi.

Ameer Abbas Razi was a minister in the then Islamic Government of Rome[1] while Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Radiyallah, the emperor of madinah wrote a letter to the Ruler of Rome, explaining the plan of Travel to Hindustan obliging the order from grandfatheral ancestor Prophet Muhammad to spread Islam. The Roman ruler expressed his situation and sent a big troop in the leadership of Hazrat Ameer Abbas Manthiri Razi and they travelled to madinah and joined Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed. In the Bouthiramanickapattinam war which held between the Arabs and the pandiyas, Hazrat Ameer Abbas Mandhiri Radiyallah and his troop killed a lot of pandiyans. In the Third war, Hazrat Ammer Abbas manthiri was assassinated and attained martyrdom. Today, a highly sophisticated and well built Dargah of Ameer Abbas manthiri Shaheed is situated at the western entrance of kattupalli, with the separate Ziyarat khana for men and women.


  1. ^ Page 132, of Then Pandi cheemai'iley authored by M.R.M.Abdur Raheem, and published by Kajiyar Publications Thanjavur.