The Date of human civilization in this district reaches 4000 years ago. The existence of prehistoric culture in Kanyakumari District is evident from the discovery of Neolithic Celt which may roughly be dated to 1500 to 1000 B.C.From the legends and traditions existing in these regions, it has to be believed, beyond doubt, that a great city flourished in these regions during the megalithic or early historic period and that it might have been similar to the one which existed in Mohanjadaro and Harappa.