Subramaniya Bharathiyar, Ettayapuram, Tuticorin
Subramaniyar Bharathiyar :- Ettayapuram is the birth place of the revolutionary poet Subramaniya Bharathiyar and is located 76 kms from Tirunelveli and 22 kms from Kovilpatti and 35 kms from Thoothukudi. His home now became a monument. Umarupulavar Dhansha is also located here.
Note : In memory of National poet Subramaniya Bharathiyar a memorial was build by Kalki KrishnaMoorthy in 1945 and Mahatma Gandhi showered his blessings on the occasion of opeining. In 18981 the centenary year of Bharathiyar was celebrated.
The former Tamilnady Chief – minister Thiru M.G.Ramachendran opened the new memorial on 11.12.1981.and this was taken over by the Information and Public Relation Department from that day onwards