Dindigul Rockfort UPSC NOTE


  • The Dindigul Rockfort is a rock fort located in the town of Dindigul in the state of Tamil Nadu.

  • It was built in the 16th century by the Madurai Nayaka dynasty and is now a popular tourist destination.

  • The fort is situated on a 280-foot-tall granite hill and is surrounded by a moat

  • The Dindigul Rockfort has played an important role in Indian history

  • It was besieged by the Mughals in the 17th century, by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan in the 18th century, and by the British in the 19th century. The fort was never successfully captured.

  • The Dindigul Rockfort is now a protected monument and is open to the public

  • It is a popular spot for hiking, picnicking, and sightseeing.

  • 1605: The fort is built by the Madurai Nayaka king Muthu Krishnappa Nayak.

  • 1659: The fort is besieged by the Mughals, but they are unable to capture it.

  • 1742: The fort is captured by Hyder Ali, but he is forced to abandon it a few months later.

  • 1783: The fort is captured by Tipu Sultan, but he is also forced to abandon it a few months later.

  • 1799: The fort is captured by the British, and it remains under their control until India's independence in 1947.



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