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Sir Arthur Thomas Cotton

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 Context: The article highlights the enduring legacy of British General and Irrigation Engineer Sir Arthur Thomas Cotton in the Godavari Delta region of India. In the 1840s, facing severe drought and famine, Sir Cotton convinced the British government to build the Dowleswaram anicut on the River Godavari.

Over the years, the Dowleswaram anicut and subsequent developments transformed the Godavari Delta, turning it into a thriving agricultural region known for rice, banana, and coconut production.


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