Chintadripet

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Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai)
சிந்தாதிரிப்பேட்டை(சின்ன தறி பேட்டை)
neighbourhood
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai) is located in Chennai
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai)
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai)
Coordinates: 13°4′N 80°16′E / 13.067°N 80.267°E / 13.067; 80.267Coordinates: 13°4′N 80°16′E / 13.067°N 80.267°E / 13.067; 80.267
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

www.chintadripet.com

Chintadripet ('originally Chinna Thari Pettai) (Tamil: சிந்தாதிரிப்பேட்டை) (சின்ன தறி பேட்டை) is a locality in Chennai, in India. Located on the southern banks of the Cooum River, it is a residential-cum-commercial area surrounded by Chepauk, Island Grounds, Pudupet, Egmore and Anna Salai.

Ritchie Street, the electronic hub of Chennai, is located in Chintadripet. The area is served by the Chintadripet MRTS Railway Station abutting the Cooum River.

Location in Context[edit]

Parks[edit]

The May Day Park, originally known as Napier Park, is located on Deputy Mayor Kabalamoorthy Road in Chintadripet. The park covers about 14.5 acres. There are facilities for cricket, football, volleyball and badminton on the eastern and western sides of the park. The park has been adopted and maintained by Simpson & Co.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amirthalingam, M. "Parks of Chennai". Envis Centre on Conservation of Ecological Heritage and Sacred Sites of India. CPREEC. Retrieved 4 Feb 2012.