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Pothundi Dam

Pothundi is a Dam located in Palakkad District of Kerala State of India. Constructed in 19th century it is second dam in Asia constructed without using cement mixture. Pothundi Dam is unsual dam that is constructed without the concrete core at its base which is mainly found in every other dam . The core is, instead, an unusual mixture of jaggery and quick lime.

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Dam is located about 42 km from Palakkad City . Dam is picnic site fopr locals and many other tourists , the surrounding are green which makes its an ideal picnic spot away from hustle bustle destination. The reservoir water is mainly used agriculture and drinking purpose in the chittur taluk.

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Pothundi Dam


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