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Trichy or Tiruchi (Tamil: திருச்சி), officially Tiruchirappalli (Tamil: திருச்சிராப்பள்ளி) was (formerly anglicized as Trichinopoly in English), is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city serves as administrative headquarters for Tiruchirappalli District. The city is located geographically centre of the state. It is the fourth most populous city in the state.

Historically dating back to 3rd century BC, this city is an important educational hub boasting nationally recognised institutions such as the Anna University, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and the National Institutes of Technology (NIT). Also the presence of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Golden Rock Railway Workshop, Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli (OFT) and a bunch of energy equipment manufacturing units in and around the city makes it the "Energy equipment and fabrication capital of India". Trichy is a transport hub having excellent infrastructure for surface and air transport, particularly the road and rail sector, which keeps the city busy 24/7.

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The Government Museum, Tiruchirappalli is a heritage centre at Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. This museum was established in 1983 by the State Department of Museums at Cantonment after Salem and Madurai, as a principle of government of Tamil Nadu to have museum in every district. It was later moved to Rani Mangammal Darbar Hall (a Monument built during Nayak rule, also known as Kolu Mandapam) during 1997, which is within Town Hall Complex. The museum is maintained by the Public Works Department.

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Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, FRS (7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970) was an Indian physicist whose ground breaking work in the field of light scattering earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics. He discovered that, when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes in wavelength. This phenomenon is now called Raman scattering and is the result of the Raman effect. In 1954, he was honoured with the highest civilian award in India, the Bharat Ratna.


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