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About Gandhi Market

Mahatma Gandhi Market is a wholesale farmers market, whose construction started in 1867 and within a year it was up and functioning. Initially it was named the Fort Market, which witnessed expansion in 1927, before it was renamed Mahatma Gandhi Market on the suggestion of P. Rathinavelu Thevar, then the mayor of Tiruchirappalli. This 149 years old market remains mostly congested for both retailers and local keep come here daily in abundance to shop for fruits, vegetables and other eatables. The market is spread out in a large vicinity with shops on both sides of the roads one joined to another by the hip. The road running in between is quite narrow, which makes the palace even more congested and jam packed. However, the government is talks to develop an alternate market in Kallikudi to decongest this area.

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Pro Tip: A whole sale market

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