Books about Chettiar:

booksCaste and Capitalism in Colonial India: The Nattukottai Chettiars by David West Rudner (Dec 21, 1994)

booksDr. Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar a Biography by K. Nagarajan (1989)

booksDr. Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar: A biography by K Nagarajan (1989)

booksThe Nattukottai Chettiar Merchant Bankers in Ceylon by W. S. Weerasooria (1973)

booksThe Chettiar and the yeoman: British cultural categories and rural indebtedness in Malaya (Occasional paper -... by Paul H Kratoska (1975)

booksThe Chettiar Heritage by S.; Meyappan, Meenakshi; and Ramaswamy, Visalakshi Muthiah (2000)

booksThe Chettiars of Singapore: A study of an Indian minority community in Southeast Asia by Jayarani Pavadarayan (1986)


Wiki information Chettiar:


The term Chettiar or Chetty is a title used by various mercantile castes in South India, especially in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. In Tamil Nadu, 14% of the population is Chettiar.

Alagappa Chettiar
Businessperson, Organization founder, Deceased Person, Person

Padma Bhushan Sir K.V.A.R. Alagappa Chettiar, was an Indian businessman and philanthropist. He was awarded Padmabhushan award in 1956.