Vanchi Maniyachi

It is a Railway Junction in between Kovilpatti and Tirunelveli at a distance of 31 kms from Thoothukudi. The Original Maniyachi Railway Station was renamed as Vanchi Maniyachi in memory of freedom Fighter Vanchinathan who revolted against the British and assassinated the then British Collector Ash in 1911 as vengeance against the Britishers’ oppression.

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