Kotturpuram

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Kotturpuram
Neighbourhood
A view of the Anna Centenary Library in Kotturpuram
A view of the Anna Centenary Library in Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram is located in Chennai
Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram is located in Tamil Nadu
Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram is located in India
Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram
Coordinates: 13°01′11″N 80°14′45″E / 13.0196°N 80.2458°E / 13.0196; 80.2458Coordinates: 13°01′11″N 80°14′45″E / 13.0196°N 80.2458°E / 13.0196; 80.2458
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictChennai
MetroChennai
ZoneSaidapet
Ward138
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
600085
Vehicle registrationTN-07
Lok Sabha constituencyChennai South
Vidhan Sabha constituencySaidapet

Kotturpuram, also known as Kottur, is a neighbourhood in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India.[1] The neighbourhood is served by Kotturpuram MRTS railway station.

Centuries old Hindu temples, such as Perumal Koil (around 1000 years) and Ponniamman Koil[2](around 400 years) are situated in Kottur.

Anna Centenary Library[edit]

Anna Centenary Library, one of South East Asia's largest library is located here. It is opened by Former Chief minister Dr.Karunanithi.[3] It has an aesthetic look. It has a famous braille section, own book section, etc. Many local shows were conducted in auditorium behind the library main building.[4]

Administration details[edit]

This area has part of revenue village Kottur, which comes under Mylapore-Triplicane Taluk and part of revenue village (Zamin) Adyar, which comes under Mambalam-Guindy Taluk.

This whole area comes under Adyar Sub-Register office for any registrations and under Saidapet corporation for getting voter ID etc.

History[edit]

Kotturpuram consist of three areas

Kottur[edit]

(Zamin) Adyar & Kottur Village settlements of form this part.

Kottur Gardens[edit]

This area was developed by TNHB. The name "Kottur Gardens" is because it was Nawab's Garden which was later purchased by M.A.Chidambaram from whom acquired by Government of Tamil Nadu.

Kotturpuram[edit]

The TNSC constructed flats in the river bed, since it was on the dead end (No Bridge on the River in 1960-70) outside the main area i.e. Kottur hence Puram(meaning Exterior in Tamil) was added. This area lies West of Gandhi Mandabam Salai.

The MRTS Station at Kottur was named Kotturpuram MRTS Station to avoid confusion with Korattur Station and Kotturu Station.

Location in context[edit]


Kotturpuram railway station
MRTS Train Timings at Kottur Station
Kotturpuram to Velachery 4:38 5:08 5:38 6:08 6:23 6:38 6:48 6:58 7:18 7:38 7:58 8:22 8:18 8:28 8:38 8:48 8:58 9:08 9:18 9:28 9:38 9:48 9:58 10:08 10:18 10:38 10:58 11:18 11:38 11:58 12:18 12:38 12:58 13:18 13:38 14:08 14:38 15:08 15:38 16:08 16:28 16:48 17:03 17:23 17:38 17:48 17:58 18:08 18:18 18:28 18:38 18:48 18:58 19:08 19:18 19:28 19:38 19:58 20:18 20:48 21:23 21:58
Kotturpuram to Beach 5:13 5:43 6:03 6:23 6:43 7:03 7:13 7:23 7:33 7:48 8:03 8:18 8:33 8:43 8:53 9:03 9:13 9:23 9:33 9:43 9:53 10:03 10:13 10:33 10:53 11:13 11:33 11:53 12:13 12:33 12:53 13:13 13:33 14:03 14:33 15:03 15:33 15:53 16:23 16:53 17:03 17:13 17:23 17:38 17:53 18:03 18:13 18:23 18:33 18:43 18:53 19:03 19:13 19:23 19:43 20:03 20:23 20:43 21:03 21:33 22:03 22:33

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