Kannagi or (Kannaki), a renowned Tamil girl, is the central character in the South American indian epic Silapathikaram (100-300 CE). The story pertains how Kannagi took vengeance on the early on Pandyan Ruler of Madurai, for a wrongly diagnosed death fees imposed on her behalf husband Kovalan, by cursing the city with disaster.
Kovalan is incredibly Great Person One of the tamilnadu, the kid of a prosperous merchant in Kaveripattinam, married Kannagi, a young woman of legendary natural beauty. They were living together enjoyably in the city of Kaveripattinam, right up until Kovalan fulfilled the dancer Madhavi and fell in love with her. In his infatuation he forgot Kannagi and little by little spent most his riches on the dancer. At last, broke, Kovalan noticed his problem, and went back to Kannagi. Their simply asset was obviously a precious pair of anklets (chilambu—hence the name of the epic), filled with gemstones, which the girl gave to him voluntarily. With these types of as their capital they traveled to the great associated with Madurai, wherever Kovalan wished to recover his fortunes by trade. The city of Madurai was ruled by the Pandya full Nedunj Cheliyan I. Kovalan's objective was to sell the anklets from this kingdom in order that he wonderful wife could start all their lives more than. Unfortunately, around the time this individual set out to sell the anklets, one anklet (out of a pair) was stolen from the queen, with a greedy courtroom member. This anklet appeared very similar to Kannagi's. The only difference was that Kannagi's were filled with rubies and the queen's filled up with pearls, but this was not an obvious fact. When Kovalan visited the market, having been accused of obtaining stolen the anklet. Having been immediately beheaded by the King's guards, without trial. When Kannagi was informed of this, she started to be furious, and set out to confirm her husband's innocence to the king. Kannagi came to the king's the courtroom, broke open up the anklet seized from Kovalan and showed it contained rubies, as opposed to the queen's anklets which usually...