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Mayyazhippuzha : Information

Mayyazhippuzha Mayyazhippuzha literally translates into the River of Mahe which is a part of the union territory of Puducherry with a semi-state status. The river gets its name from Mayyazhi (means eyebrow of the sea) which is the actual name of Mahe in Malayalam. Mahe was the French name of Mayyazhi. Mahe was a French ruled colony until it was ceded to the Union of India on 13 June 1954. During the British rule in India, the Mayyazhi River was known as the "English channel" as it divided Read more [...]