MGR Nagar

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MGR Nagar
neighbourhood
MGR Nagar is located in Chennai
MGR Nagar
MGR Nagar
Coordinates: 13°02′11″N 80°12′05″E / 13.0363°N 80.2014°E / 13.0363; 80.2014Coordinates: 13°02′11″N 80°12′05″E / 13.0363°N 80.2014°E / 13.0363; 80.2014
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai District
Metro Chennai
Ward 131
Government
 • Body Chennai Corporation
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Chennai South
Vidhan Sabha constituency Alandur
Planning agency CMDA
Civic agency Chennai Corporation
Website www.chennai.tn.nic.in

M.G.R Nagar is a neighbourhood located near K.K.Nagar in Chennai, India.[1] The area is known for its busy vegetable market and fish market.[2]

Location[edit]

M.G.R Nagar is situated to the south of Anna Main Road, K.K. Nagar. It is surrounded by K.K.Nagar in the north, Nesapakkam in the West, Adyar River in the south and Jafferkhanpet in the South East.

Transportation[edit]

M.G.R Nagar can be reached through any bus originating/terminating at K.K. Nagar bus terminus. Three bus stops (M.G.R Nagar Market, Data Udipi Stop and Ajantha Stop) on the Anna Main road provide access to the neighbourhood.[3] A number of share autos ply frequently to this area and beyond from Udayam Theatre Junction in Ashok Nagar.

Public Services[edit]

The MGR Nagar Police station (R10) is located at Venkataraman street.[4]

Events[edit]

In October 2005, 42 people died in a stampede among the 4000 people who had gathered for flood relief distribution.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For residents of MGR Nagar, a Black Sunday". TheHindu. 19 December 2005. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Residents appeal for public health centre". The Hindu. 31 July 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  3. ^ V. Soundararani (27 November 2008). "Corporation removes encroachments on Anna Main Road". Arcot Road Times. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Shoba Srikanth (2 April 2010). "MGR Nagar police officers host meeting with residents". Arcot Road Times. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "42 killed in Chennai stampede". The Hindu. 19 December 2005. Retrieved 5 August 2012.