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KALPITIYA TOWN கல்பிட்டி நகரம்

KALPITIYA TOWN is the largest in the District, except Puttalam, which has a Local Board. Sanitation. – It has a large Moorish population, who could afford and are willing to pay a sanitary rate. This is the port of the District, and it is the point at which diseases are most likely to be introduced […]

  • 16 May 2017
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KANDAKKUDA கண்டக்குடா

KANDAKKUDA (625) in Sottupitiyawadi division, Akkarai pattu north ,Kalpitiya division ,puttalam District.spelt Kandakuda in the Censuses for 1881 and 1891.According to casie chitty “Kandakooda , a village of Akkara pattoo.” Distance and Situation . – It is “ situated on the banks of the Gulf of Calpentyn, about 8 miles south-west of Calpentyn.” 20 miles […]

  • 27 April 2017
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NEDUMKULAM நெடுங்குளம்

NEDUMKULAM ,a tank near the town and within the gravets of Puttalam, and ¾ of a mile from centre of town.In 1874 a special vote of Rs.2,000 was allowed for its deepening (Administration Report , Puttalam District , 1874) ; largely used for bathing ; in dry weather , water brackish. Ancient Name . – […]

  • 27 April 2017
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OTTAPANAI (SINNA) ஒற்றைப்பனை (சிறிய)

OTTAPANAI (SINNA)   (596) in Ottapanai division,Akkarai pattu south,Puttalam pattu division, Puttalam pattu division, Puttalam District.Given in the census for 1881 as Ottapanai. Distance and Situation. – v. OTTAPANAI (PERIYA). Derivation . – v. OTTAPANAI (PERIYA). Population . – 1881 : 13 houses ; 30 males, 14 females , 44 persons. 1891 : 18 houses ; […]

  • 20 April 2017
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OTTAPANAI (PERIYA) ஒற்றைப்பனை (பெரிய)

OTTAPANAI (PERIYA)   (596) in Ottapanai division,Akkarai pattu south,Puttalam pattu division, Puttalam pattu division, Puttalam District.Given in the census as Ottapanai. Distance and Situation. – 18 miles from Puttalam on the Chilaw road ; 6 miles from the 12th milepost to the west.can be reached by crossing the lake. Derivation . – Single (otta) palmyra (panai) […]

  • 18 April 2017
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MADURANKULI மதுரங்குளி

  MADURANKULI  (608) in Madurankuli division,Puttalam pattu,Puttalam pattu division, Puttalam District.Casie Chitty  (1834) gives it as Maduramkooly,and supplies the following details : – Distance and Situation . – “ A post station and resthouse , situated in a large plain to the left of the Quiparawa canal, about 9 miles south of Puttalam. “ The […]

  • 17 April 2017
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DUTCH BAY டச்பே

DUTCH BAY (633) in Dutch Bay division, in A. L. (907) as in Dutch Bay wasama, Akkarai pattu north, kalpitiya division. Puttalam District. An old sea-port town. The Bay. Casie Chitty (1834) writes, Close to this building the watch house of the supervisor of is the bay ealled the Dutch Bay, where vessels bound to […]

  • 9 September 2015
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NINDENIYA நிந்தனி

NINDENIYA , a hamlet in Chenakudirippu within the gravet of, and about 11/2 mile from the town of, Puttalam. Given in the A.L(1907) as Nindeni. Plantations – Extensive coconut estates. Inhabitants. – Mukkuvas. P.C. – Puttalam (GAZETTEER of the PUTTALAM DISTRICT  of the NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE of CEYLON – FRANK MODDER F.R.G.S.  – 1908)

  • 12 August 2015
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AMBALAM அம்பலம்

AMBALAM (637) in Ambalam division,  Pomparippu pattu, Kalpitiya division, Puttalam District.Casie Chitty(1834) gives the following particulars as to. Situation and Distance – A village and post station, situate on the side of a large plain,6 miles north of Puttalam, and at some distance from the mouth of Velukkyaar.” 7 miles from Puttalam on the Jaffna […]

  • 24 July 2015
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GALKULAMA கல்குளம்

GALKULAMA(647) in Galkalama palata, Perawili pattuwa, Demala hatpattu, Puttalam District. Distance and Situation – 7 miles from Tonigala resthouse on the Gansabhawa road to Murukkuwattan.. Temple –  A vihare, with pansala. School –  A Government vernacular school The tank here bears the Bame name as the village “The rocky end of the bund of the […]

  • 13 July 2015
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