Celebrating Chennai.. St Mary’s church

It is only fitting that I resume this series today.. Why? Today marks the 375th birthday of Madras aka Chennai. This image I share was taken during the last weekend walk inside Fort St George. It was taken at St Mary’s Church which is located within the...

Celebrating Chennai… The waves

As the year draws to an end, let me leave you with this beautiful image from the city i call home- Chennai… Me: What is the one place you want to go to when you come to Chennai/Madras? Cousin [over the phone from Delhi]- The Beach I rest my case!! When she was...

Celebrating Chennai.. Valluvar Kottam

Dedicated to the famous poet Thiruvalluvar, the Valluvar Kottam [ a moument] was constructed in 1976. All the 133 chapters of the Thirukkural which include 1330 verses are inscribed on bas-relief in the front hall corridors.The construction of Valluvar Kottam is like...

Celebrating Chennai.. Ride or Repair

Clicked this image during the Chindatripet walk… Wondered if the auto was waiting for its driver or for the doors to open to be repaired…

Celebrating Chennai…. History in stone

Whilst i enjoy the winters in Delhi, roaming through the streets, engulfed by history, i share with you something from Chennai’s history…. A man almost forgotten… Kamarajar, the Chief Minister, the man who spread the value of Education [inspite of...