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About Sivakasi

A town and municipality in Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu, Sivakasi is widely famous for its industries like a fire cracker, match and printing. And these are the industries on which the entire economy of the place is depending. Moreover, the industries of Sivakasi feed for over 25,000 employees whilst enjoying its turnover in billions. This town was founded during the reign of some Pandya king and has been ruled by a couple of times by many rulers. Talking about the connectivity of this region, four major roads of Sivakasi combines it with Sattur, Virudhunagar, Srivilliputhur and Vembakottai. One thing more to be noted here is that the town boasts no bypass roads.

Theology and Culture

Hinduism lies at the core of the cultural milieu of Sivakasi. "Panguni Pongal" and "Chithirai Pongal" are the annually celebrated in Sivakasi dedicating to the gods Mariamman and Badrakali Amman in the months of April and May. Languages spoken in this location are inclusive of Tamil, English and a bit of Hindi.

This town, Sivakasi, doesn’t have any special cuisine of its own but is majorly influenced from the authentic food of Tamil. You can enjoy and take the pleasures of idli, dosai, aval, pongal, rasam, upma, uthappam, sambar, jigarthanda, muttaiparotta, paruthipal, and others. Apart from this, Bharata Natyam is the classical dance that is practiced here as well as if we talk about the music then it is Karnatak music.

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