Python program to check if a string is palindrome or not

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Given a string, write a python function to check if it is palindrome or not. A string is said to be palindrome if reverse of the string is same as string. For example, “radar” is palindrome, but “radix” is not palindrome.

Examples:

Input : malayalam
Output : Yes

Input : geeks
Output : No

1) Find reverse of string
2) Check if reverse and original are same or not.

# function which return reverse of a string
def reverse(s):
    return s[::-1]

def isPalindrome(s):
    # Calling reverse function
    rev = reverse(s)

    # Checking if both string are equal or not
    if (s == rev):
        return True
    return False


# Driver code
s = "malayalam"
ans = isPalindrome(s)

if ans == 1:
    print("Yes")
else:
    print("No")

Output :

Yes

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