Chintadripet

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Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai)
neighbourhood
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai) is located in Chennai
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai)
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai)
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai) is located in Tamil Nadu
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai)
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai)
Chintadripet (Chinna Thari Pettai) is located in India
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
Zone 05
Ward 62
Government
 • Body Greater Chennai Corporation
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Planning agency CMDA
Civic agency Greater Chennai Corporation
Website

www.chennai.tn.nic.in

www.chintadripet.com

Chintadripet ('originally Chinna Thari Pettai) 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 and Central

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.

Railway stations, the Chintadripet railway station is located just opposite to the may day park. The park station is also located at Chintadripet near Amma nagar of chintadripet (iyya st. end).

Assembly constituency

The Chintadripet area comes under the chepauk-triplicane assembly constituency.[2] Assembly constituency number -19.

In Chintadtipet KM Mahal kalyana mandapam facilitate marriage and other functions from 2001 onwards.

Location in Context[edit]

Religion[edit]

There is a twin temple dedicated to Lord Shiva (Adipureeswarar Temple) & Lord Vishnu (Adi Kesava Perumal) respectively planned and developed by the weavers during 1940s during the British Rule in India.

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. 

2. Assembly constituencies of TN