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Revolution 2020 - A Run Through

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Revolution 2020
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Chetan Bhagat







Chetan Bhagat's  Revolution 2020 is a good attempt of bringing the society's corrupted lives, the nuances of the spirituality town Varanasi, touches AIEEE, JEE exams a bit, deals the love triangle going between three childhood friends, their attempts to succeed in lives, one being buckles to our corrupted system, other being stand straight and the third being the girl who torn between the boys. Book deals the intrications of love, lust, money, property deals and all that.....  


Gopal, a non-succeeder in AIEEE and JEE exams, opened an Engineering college in his disputed land with the help of a scammed politician. He believes in going through our corrupted system and got into the luxuries of life at an early age.
Raghav, an aspirant engineer from BHU, takes out to streets as his passion is journalism to make straight the corrupted system starting from the small town of Varanasi.
Aarti, the girl who caught between these two friends, shuttles through lov…

Valluvarkottam

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A Honour To Thiruvalluvar








             Thiruvalluvar, the classical tamil poet who penned down 1330 verses of Thirukural in 133 chapters. The monument for this great poet stands in Nungambakkam, Chennai as Valluvarkottam.


              It stands tall with a 127ft high temple chariot resembling Tiruvarur temple chariot, an auditorium which accommodate around 4000 people and inscriptions from Thirukural on granite stones erected in the mezzanine floor of the structure. The memorial is built using more than 3000 blocks of stone. 
             Valluvarkottam is architected by Ganapathi Sthapati  and personally constructed under the supervision of the then Chief Minister Karunanidhi. The memorial was opened on 1976 by the then President of India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed and presided by the Governor K K Shah.


             Its almost kept clean except the smell in the corners proved that we are real Indians.
Entrance




Chariot Top


Bottom

Wheels 


Arch Entrance for Top Corridor



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