Chetput (Chennai)

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Chetput Lake
Chetput Lake
Chetput is located in Chennai
Coordinates: 13°04′27″N 80°14′33″E / 13.07412°N 80.24238°E / 13.07412; 80.24238Coordinates: 13°04′27″N 80°14′33″E / 13.07412°N 80.24238°E / 13.07412; 80.24238
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai
Metro Chennai
 • Body CMDA
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Planning agency CMDA

Chetput is a locality in the Indian city of Chennai. It is served by Chetput railway station in the Beach-Tambaram line of Chennai Suburban Railway. Chetput has a pond between the Chetput railway station and the Poonamallee High Road, one of the last surviving natural water bodies in the city. It is the locality in Chennai where the mathematician Ramanujan died.[citation needed]


Along with Egmore and Nungambakkam, Chetput is considered one of the original villages merged by the British to form Chennai.[1][2][3]


The area is named after Namperumal Chettiar, the building contractor and philanthropist who lived in the mid 19th century.[3]


Until recently, the waters of Chetput lake supplied groundwater recharge for the surrounding neighbourhoods.[4]

Location – Chetpet[edit]

Chetpet is located at the center of Chennai, not far from Egmore railway station. CMBT is 8 km from Chetpet.

Location – Chetpet[edit]

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Educational institutions[edit]

  • Auxilium Girls Higher Secondary School
  • Lady Andal Venkata Subba Rao Matriculation SchooL
  • Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School
  • Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School
  • Sherwood Hall Senior Secondary School
  • The Madras Seva Sadan Higher Secondary School
  • Union Christian Matriculation Higher Secondary School


Location in context[edit]