Padinjarechira

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Padinjarechira
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A view of Padinjarechira pond
LocationThrissur city, Kerala
TypeArtificial pond
Basin countriesIndia
SettlementsThrissur

Padinjarechira is one of the four oldest ponds in Thrissur city of Kerala in India. It was built by Shakthan Thampuran (1751-1805) and is one of Thrissur's famous landmarks. It is owned by Vadakke Madhom.

History[edit]

Sakthan Thampuran, Maharaja of Cochin, built four ponds in Thrissur city for water management and irrigation purpose in his regime. They are Vadakkechira, Padinjarechira, Thekkechira and Kizakechira.[1] Among these, the latter two have been ceased to exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SAKTHAN THAMPURAN AND THE EMERGENCE OF COCHIN AS A COMMERCIAL CENTRE" (PDF). Saritha Viswanathan. Retrieved 2013-07-11.