Traditional Grains Storage Practices of Chettiar Community in Tamil Nadu with Special Reference to Shivaganga District

Publication Type:

Journal Articles


Udayakumar S


Journal of the Centre for Heritage Studies, Volume 1 (2018)


Chettiar community, Karikudi, Traditional


The study was conducted at the village and the town of Sivagangai, Karikudi and Devakottai and of Tamil Nadu with an aim to document the storage practices adopted by Chettiar community. The study has been done by author through direct communication and gone through the materials which is used for storage purpose. In this paper the information gathered by caste of Chettiar community in Sivaganga district. The main purpose was to understand the storage practices through the generation of community and advantage of storage and to know how the storage practices balance their environment and stay long years.