Palakkad rice mill to expose into MGR memorial

Palakkad rice mill to expose into MGR memorial

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One of many principle well-liked rice mills to achieve help up in Kerala’s Palakkad district, Bhama Rice Mill of Vadavannur village, is being transformed into a memorial for iconic Tamil politician and matinee idol M.G. Ramachandran, whose childhood dwelling is found in the identical village.

The memorial will furthermore help as a ‘village heritage centre’ and showcase the culture and agrarian traditions of Palakkad. It’s being established by the native chapter of the Indian National Trust for Artwork and Cultural Heritage (INTACH).

“We now obtain named the heritage centre MAGORA, an abridged model of Maruthoor Gopala Menon Ramachandran. Except for showcasing Palakkad’s prosperous and tons of rural lifestyles, the museum and cultural centre will display photos and flicks on the lifestyles and times of the used Tamil Nadu Chief Minister,” talked about Arun Narayanan, convener of INTACH’s native chapter.

Kerala’s Minister for Cultural Affairs, A.Okay. Balan, will inaugurate the centre on Saturday in the presence of the nationwide director of INTACH, Predominant Frequent (Retired) L.N. Gupta, and used Chennai Mayor Saidai S. Duraisamy, who is at the 2nd serious about renovating MGR’s childhood dwelling in the village.

MGR community hall

The heritage centre, situated shut to Pudunagaram-Kollengode avenue, is anticipated to plot vacationers drawn to rural and agrarian lifestyles. Except for the childhood dwelling and the newly established memorial and heritage centre, the village furthermore has a community hall named after MGR. Palakkad’s art tradition involves three kinds of puppetry.

“MAGORA is a considerable-of-its-kind, village-centric, story-telling space that will back protect Palakkad’s prosperous rural traditions and art kinds. The centre goals to obtain a just appropriate time the village’s affiliation with MGR thru pictures and words. This would possibly maybe presumably host ingenious performances, exhibitions, and conversations,” talked about Dr. Okay.S. Ragesh, co-convener, INTACH. The heritage centre will feature a describe museum on Palakkad’s cultural diversity, build collectively by photographer Hariharan Subrahmanyan.

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