Chepauk

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This article is about the locality. For the popular international Cricket Stadium, see M. A. Chidambaram Stadium.
Chepauk
சேப்பாக்கம்
neighbourhood
Chepauk MRTS station
Chepauk MRTS station
Chepauk is located in Chennai
Chepauk
Chepauk
Coordinates: 13°03′42″N 80°16′49″E / 13.0617°N 80.2804°E / 13.0617; 80.2804Coordinates: 13°03′42″N 80°16′49″E / 13.0617°N 80.2804°E / 13.0617; 80.2804
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai District
Metro Chennai
Government
 • Body Chennai Corporation
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Planning agency CMDA
Civic agency Chennai Corporation
Website www.chennai.tn.nic.in

Chepauk is a locality in Chennai (Madras), in India. The name Chepauk is popularly used to refer to the M. A. Chidambaram International Cricket Stadium also known as Chepauk Stadium. It is also home to the Chepauk palace, built in the Indo-Saracenic style. The University of Madras campus is yet another prominent landmark of Chepauk. The Central Research laboratory is located here.It is believed that the name "Chepauk" itself might have been derived from the Urdu word "Che Bagh" meaning "Six gardens". Chepauk has pincode 600005. The main roads of Chepauk are Bells Road and Walajah Road.

The famous University of Madras is located at this place.

The Tamil Nadu legislative assembly-secretariat complex is coming up at Omandurar Government Estate which is also situated on the periphery of Chepauk. The Chennai MRTS railway passes through chepauk and the Chepauk MRTS station is located near the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium.

Location in Context[edit]

Politics[edit]

Chepauk assembly constituency is part of Chennai Central (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Public Transport[edit]

Chepauk is one of the stations on the MRTS elevated rail corridor in Chennai

MTC Buses Passing exactly through chepauk:

Through Bells Road, Stadium and Walajah Road: 22A, 6A, 22, 27B, 127B, 27L, 27H, 40, 40A, M28

Walajah Road and Annasquare: 11H

Beach Road (Chepauk and Annasquare): 13 series, 45B,45E, PP19, PP21, 21G, G21, H51, PP51, 21H, H21, 6D, 6E, 12G, 25G, 21K, M21K, 21L, etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies". Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-08.