What is the specialty of Yanam city? | A combination of Telugu- French tradition can be seen in Yanam city

October 29th, 2010| Travel.

What is the specialty of Yanam city? | A combination of Telugu- French tradition can be seen in Yanam city Yanam city Yanam is one of the cities near to the Pondicherry and they also call it as French Yanam. Even though Yanam is geographically near to the east Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh but it is under the control of Pondicherry rule. There is 300 years of history for Yanam and the French people had occupied it in 1720. This city was under the control of Dutch people until the French occupied it and Dutch was a colonial country. They also say that the Vijayanagara kings had gifted Yanam to the French minister called Markin D Bussi as he helped them in the war. The French people had lost the war against the British in 1758 and it again came under the control of French people in 1785. After eight years of rule by French people, the city was again under the control of British people in 1793. After this incident and after 23 years, the Yanam city came under the control of French people again in 1816. It was under the control of French people until 1954 and it was then combined in to India. There were other people also who ruled Yanam in the period during the exchange of powers and India had given some special facilities to the Yanam city. They had agreed to make the French as the major language and we can see the combination of telugu- French traditions in Yanam city. The French government had given the opportunity to get the French nationality for the people of Yanam and there are many people living in India with this facility.

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