Mal: സുൽത്താൻ ബത്തേരി sulttān battēri

‘Tipu Sultan’s Battery’ [Ganapathivattam]  Town, Kerala

Tipu Sultan, ‘Tiger of Mysore’ and ruler of the Mysore Kingdom, used the 13thC Jain Temple here as an artillery and ammunition dump. 

The original name refers to the 12thC Ganapathi temple.

Sultan Bathery is currently ranked as the cleanest town in Kerala [Article:The journey from an ammunition depot to Kerala’s cleanest town].

For related place names see Indian Place names and Kerala place names.

 

A View of Sultan Bathery

A View of Sultan Bathery                  Sulthan Bathery Municipality