Jawadhi Hills Campaign – Background Information

Jawadhi Hills Campaign – Background Information

The Jawadhi Hills (also Javadhu, Jawadhu, Javadi Hills) are an extension of the Eastern Ghats mountains about 40 miles south and west of Vellore.  This range of granite peaks is 50 miles wide by twenty miles long, reaching an altitude of 4000 feet. Their height is sufficient to produce rainfall, which leaves them clothed in green, in vivid contrast to the dry plains surrounding Vellore.