Mahakavi Bharathi Nagar

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Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar)
Neighbourhood
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar) is located in Chennai
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar)
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar)
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar) is located in Tamil Nadu
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar)
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar)
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar) is located in India
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar)
Maga Kavi Bharathi Nagar(MKB Nagar)
Coordinates: 13°07′17″N 80°15′31″E / 13.121277°N 80.258732°E / 13.121277; 80.258732Coordinates: 13°07′17″N 80°15′31″E / 13.121277°N 80.258732°E / 13.121277; 80.258732
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai
Metro Chennai
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 600039
Vehicle registration TN-05-xxxx
Lok Sabha constituency Chennai North
Vidhan Sabha constituency Perambur

MKB Nagar, also known as Maha kavi Bharathi Nagar, is mainly a residential locality in the northern part of the metropolitan city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, India. It was earlier known as Tamil Nadu Housing Board Colony until 1982.

Location and Surroundings[edit]

MKB Nagar is located in North Chennai. It borders Kodungaiyur to the north, Mullai Nagar to the east, Vyasarpadi to the south-east. National Highway 7(NH 7) borders this area in south. The locality was planned by the State Housing Board. The locality also consists of Weavers Colony in the north.

Transportation[edit]

Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) runs passenger buses to MKB Nagar from other major parts of the Chennai city. There are two bus terminsls in MKB Nagar: MKB Nagar and Mullai Magar (MKB Nagar East).

The nearest railway station is Vyasarpadi Jeeva.

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