Chepauk MRTS station
|• Body||Chennai Corporation|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Civic agency||Chennai Corporation|
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 the 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 was built up at Omandurar Government Estate, also situated on the periphery of Chepauk, which was later converted into a vast multi-speciality government hospital. The Chennai MRTS railway passes through chepauk and the Chepauk MRTS station is located adjacent to the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium.
Location in context
||Island Grounds||Fort St. George||Port / Bay of Bengal|
|Chintadripet||Marina Beach / Bay of Bengal|
|Royapettah||Triplicane||Marina Beach / Bay of Bengal|
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.
A metro rail station in the underground line of the CMRL is also under construction near the Government Multi-Speciality Hospital.
- "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
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