|• Body||Chennai Corporation|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||South chennai|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Saidapet|
|Civic agency||Chennai Corporation|
Jafferkhanpet is a locality of Chennai, India. Guindy, K.K. Nagar, Ashok Nagar, MGR Nagar, Saidapet are its neighbourhood suburbs. You can reach Jafferkhanpet by travelling in the newly constructed Guindy flyover. This allows easier access to Vadapalani, Koyambedu bus stand in Chennai. Jafferkhanpet is twin locality of Ashok nagar
Location in Context
||Virugambakkam||KK Nagar||Ashok Nagar|
Railway station,Airport,Bus terminus
The Suburban Railway station in Guindy is the closest station to Jafferkhanpet. Chennai International Airport is located at a distance of 8.3km. CMBT Bus terminus is located at a distance of 5.6km and it is accessible by many MTC buses (Approx. journey time 20 to 25 mins). The nearest bus depot is K.K.Nagar..
Most of the buses going to South Tamil Nadu,Pondicherry and Kerala go via Jafferkhanpet and Kasi Theatre stopping is one of the landmark. All the buses including SETC will stop at Kasi Theatre. Mofussil bus stop located very nearer to Kasi junction. There are frequent bus services to Velachery, Guindy, Chennai Airport, Tambaram, Mamallapuram, Thiruvanmiyur, Redhills, Avadi, Besant Nagar, Chennai Central and Egmore & Koyambedu from this place. Particularly 5E covers this area from Kasi theatre to Raghavan Colony. Small buses introduced in Jafferkhanpet from S35 Ashok Nagar to CIPET and S26 Ashoknagar to Valasaravakkam both service covers north and south bound of Jaffarkhanpet
Plans have been finalised by the local government to build a Metro. The tentative year of completion is 2013. Ashok Nagar metro station comes very nearer to kasi (abt 4 minute walk from kasi theater).
Kasi theatre signal is one of the busiest junctions (especially in peak hours) in this route. From this junction it connects Saidapet, K.K.Nagar, Guindy, CMBT, AIRPORT etc.
Localities Of Jafferkhanpet
R. Venkatraman nagar, Anjugam nagar, Raghavan colony, Nethaji Nagar, Pillaiyar koil st, Mangai street, Valluvar street, Gnanaoli street,2nd street Gnanamani street, Kasi estate, Thiru nagar, Vasudevan nagar, Kabilar street, Sapthagiri colony, Sekar nagar, Pari nagar, Deivanambi street, Gangaiamman koil street, S.V.Chidambaram salai, Kambar Street.Amman festival on 7 th sunday ,Munuswamy Street,
Schools and Colleges
- Little Flower Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ashok Nagar
- M.A.K Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Thiru Nagar in Ashoknagar (backside of Kasi Theatre)
Places of Worship
- Muthu mariamman kovil(school street),
- Bhuvaneshwari Amman Kovil (Bharatidasan Colony)
- Karumariamman koil, 66th Street, RV nagar.
- Kangaiamman Koil
- Anjaneyar koil
- Pillayar koil
There a lot of other small Temples
The Kasi theatre Bridge over the Adyar River is one the famous bridges in this locality
G. Senthamizhan, (ADMK) has been selected as MLA of this constituency from April 2011.