Tiruppur Kumaran Memorial StatueTirupur is home to one of the most famous monuments of Tamil Nadu - Tiruppur Kumaran Memorial Statue. The statue is located towards Tirupur's Central Railway Station. It is built and dedicated to Tirupur's Kumaran.
Tirupur Kumaran is a famous freedom fighter, an Indian revolutionary, who fought against the British tirelessly. As a freedom fighter Kumaran waged relentless struggle against the British. Kumaran was born in 1904, and he passed away in 1932. He was born in a small town, located towards the south of Erode District. He worked and settled in Tirupur, during his early days. He played a major role in the Desabandu Youth Movement. Additionally, Tirupur Kumaran took a lead role in India's move towards Independence. He conducted many protest march against the British government in many places of Tamil Nadu. He acquired most of his inspiration and motivation from the father of our Nation - Mahatma Gandhi.
Kumaran died while protesting a march against The British Colonial Government. He died due to fatal injuries caused by a Police Assault during the protest march. A memorial statue was established in Tirupur in his honour. The Statue has Kumaran's life history and photographs. Today, Tirupur Kumaran is regarded as a martyr in Tamil Nadu. He is also known as the Epithet Kodi Kaththa Kumaran. This is because, even during his death, Kumaran struggled hard to save the country's Congress Flag.
Tirupur’s main road that spreads along the length and breadth of the city is named after Kumaran. Tiruppur Kumaran Memorial Statue is one of the most important landmarks in Tirupur , and it is located close to the centre of the city. It is a recommended visit for anyone who is planning to go to Tirupur as it does not entail a lot of travel and can be visited right after arriving at Tirupur by train.
The Statue is located in front of Tirupur Railway Station and as you arrive in Tirupur by rail, you will get a quick sight of the monument.
Hotels near the Tiruppur Kumaran Memorial Statue
Maniam Classic Hotel
219, Kumaran Road, Kumaran Road, 2nd Railway Crossing, KPN Colony, Valipalayam, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu 641602
Phone:0421 223 4736
Tariff: Rs. 1400 to Rs. 1600
Comfort Inn Hotel
11, Binny Compound, Sabari Salai,, Kumaran Road, Kannipiran Colony, Valipalayam, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu 641601
Phone : 0421 223 4937
Tariff: Rs. 900 - Rs. 1300
Shevaroys Residency Hotel
1/3, JS Arcade, Avinashi Road, Kumarnagar, Tirupur- 641603
Phone: (0421) 2470384, (0421) 2470385
Tariff: Rs. 1300 - Rs. 1500
7/27, Avinashi Road, Thirumuruganpoondi, Tirupur - 641 652,
Phone : +91 4296 304 300, 272 101
Tariff: Rs. 700 - Rs. 900
5/3, 3/2, Kumaran Road, Head Post Office, Tirupur -1
Phone: +91 421 223 38 88, 223 66 72 (2Lines)
Mobile: +91 98940 91113
Tariff : Rs 900 - Rs. 1300