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Tiruchirappalli (also called Trichy or Tiruchi) is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of the namesake district. Geographically located at the centre of the Tamil Nadu, it the fourth most populous city in the state.

Historically dating back to 3rd century BC, this city is an important educational hub boasting nationally recognised institutions such as the Anna University, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and the National Institutes of Technology (NIT). Also the presence of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Golden Rock Railway Workshop, Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli (OFT) and a bunch of energy equipment manufacturing units in and around the city makes it the "Energy equipment and fabrication capital of India". Trichy is a transport hub having excellent infrastructure for surface and air transport, particularly the road and rail sector, which keeps the city busy 24/7.

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The Government Museum, Tiruchirappalli is a heritage centre at Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. This museum was established in 1983 by the State Department of Museums at Cantonment after Salem and Madurai, as a principle of government of Tamil Nadu to have museum in every district. It was later moved to Rani Mangammal Darbar Hall (a Monument built during Nayak rule, also known as Kolu Mandapam) during 1997, which is within Town Hall Complex. The museum is maintained by the Public Works Department.

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Vaali (born T. S. Rangarajan; 29 October 1931 – 18 July 2013) was an Indian poet and lyricist whose works were in Tamil, had a five decade long association with the Tamil film industry, wrote over 15,000 songs. He acted in a number of films, including Sathya, Hey Ram, Paarthale Paravasam and Poikkal Kudhirai. He was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour.


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