The Kurumbar community: Discoveries in South Indian history – Tamil Nadu

References to the region go back to tribal Kurumbars in the 1st century AD – Tamil Nadu
The tribe divided the region into 24 districts and built several forts. Historian Prof K V Raman says, “Places like Mylapore, Triplicane, Egmore, Pallavaram, Velacheri, Thiruvanmiyur and Nungambakkam among many others formed a vital part of the ancient Tondaimandalam.” [a region that made a] significant contribution towards the fields of literature and learning. | Continue reading about the Kurumbars’ role in South India’s Paleolithic culture: http://indiantribalheritage.org/?p=20540

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