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Mandaikadu Bhagavathi Temple - Viswaroopam of the Hindu Uprising - Kumari

With the aim of degrading the culture of the Kanyakumari district, which is inhabited by the proud Hindu community with its rich culture and traditions, Christian missionaries during the British rule caused many divisions in the Hindu community, converting them by desire and intimidation. As a result, the number of Hindus in Kumari began to decline.

Aiming to conquer the country and change the name and culture, the Christians tried to change the name of the Kanyakumari district, which was named after the goddess Kanyakumari, to the Kannimari district. They also changed the traditional names of many towns.

They also set up several churches and prayer houses without the permission of the government, with the intention of mocking Hindu worship, with the intention of disrupting worship in the vicinity of Hindu temples.

Attacks were carried out on Hindus. At its peak, in 1982, female devotees who wore their hair to the Mandaikadu Bhagavathi Amman Temple, hailed as the Sabarimala of women, were barred from bathing in the sea, stripped of their clothes and submerged in the sea.

Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. MG, who was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Ramachandran visited and inspected the areas affected by the riots and held a peace meeting attended by all religions and political parties.


Aiya Thanulinga Nadar, a former Member of Parliament who attended the peace meeting, addressed the Chief Minister on Christian fanaticism.

After observing the speech of Aiya Thanulinga Nadar, the Chief Minister appointed Justice Venugopal as the Commissioner and ordered him to report.

Aiya Thanulinga Nadar later took charge as the Kanyakumari district leader of the Hindu Munnani.

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