Tamil Inscription Pillar at Kalutara – කළුතර දෙමල සෙල් ලිපිය
This inscription is located in the premises of Kalutara Magistrate Court Complex between Galle Road and the Colombo-Galle railway line . The letters and the description indicate that this inscription belongs to the 15th century and to the Kotte Kingdom (1412–1597 A.D).
There are 11 lines written in Tamil Language in this inscription. From 1-7 lines of this inscription indicates that the king offered the income of paddy fields and other property to the Kali Kovil. Likewise, lines from 8-11 indicates that this income (cereals) offered by a regional chief on behalf of the King to the Kali Kovil (Fernando, 2003). It now conserved by the Department of Archaeology.
Significance in the Lower Kalu Ganga Basin, Sri Lanka
Conference Paper · July 2011
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
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Route from Colombo to Kalutara Tamil Inscription Pillar
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Distance :42 km
Travel time : 1.5 hours
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