Location: The Perumal aeri is located almost 07 km from Allapakam,at latitude/longitude N 11.56667 E 79.68333 is the second largest lake of Cuddalore district.
History: when Cuddalore was under the Madurai Nayakars domine Cuddalore (Perumal Nayakan Palayam) was a range among the five ranges of its capital Tiruchirappalli.(Udayar Palayam,marungapuri,Ariyalur,Cuddalore,..etc).it is expected that the lake was excavated during the rule of permal Nayakar at his Palayam as a step towards rain water conservation management.
Irrigation: Perumal aeri's irrigation covers around 1000 acres of agricultural land. villages includes from puduchatram, Allapakam, thirthanagiri, thaanur, samba Reddi Palayam, aayi Thurai, meetu Palayam, Pundiaan Kuppam,T.Kallaiyankuppan, kundiyamallur aathi Narayanapuram,etc... The over flow water is let through a water Chanel to sangolikuppam river.
- Journal of the Geological Society of India, Volume 68, Issues 4-6. Geological Society of India. 2006. p. 974.
- Dina malar Daily News Paper Thursday 20 April 2017. Page 03
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