Tag Archives: Cauvery

Kallanai Dam: Trichy, TN India

Kallanai dam is built on the river of Cauvery in the state of Tamilnadu India. Kallanai is known as Grand aniacut built by the Chola king Karikalan around the 1st century AD. Kallanai dam in Trichy is considered to be one of the oldest water-regulator structures in the world that is still in use.

Kallanai Dam

Coracle still and in action:

Coracle: A small rounded boat made of Bamboo stretched over a wooden frame; mainly used for ferrying people for crossing the river and fishing. Photos here are from Mysore Lake and Cauvery River Srirangapatna, Karnataka, India.