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Which city gained the name, "Sangam Valartha Nagaram"?

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Poompuhar
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Kanchi
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Madurai
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Korkai
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The correct option is C Madurai
Madurai is one of the oldest cities in India. It is associated with Tamil Sangams (academies), which worked to promote the Tamil language. Forty-nine poets were associated with the last Sangam. The city thus earned the name, "Sangam Valartha Nagaram".

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