Mathur MMDA Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Mathur MMDA Park
TypeUrban park
LocationMathur MMDA, Chennai, India
Coordinates13°10′21″N 80°14′52″E / 13.17240°N 80.24788°E / 13.17240; 80.24788Coordinates: 13°10′21″N 80°14′52″E / 13.17240°N 80.24788°E / 13.17240; 80.24788
Area2.5 acres (1.0 ha; 0.010 km2)
Created2012
DesignerCMDA
Managed byGreater Chennai Corporation
Open21 September 2016; 3 years ago (2016-09-21)
StatusOpened

Mathur MMDA Park, is an urban park in the neighbourhood of Mathur MMDA, Chennai.

History[edit]

When CMDA started housing layout in Mathur Village in early 1990s, the layout has allocated the land to create a park, but till 2011, the place allocated for park is misused as a dumpyard by Mathur Village Panchayat, after the merger of Mathur Village Panchayat with Greater Chennai Corporation in October 2011,[1] the place was cleaned to create a park and the construction of the park begin in late 2012. On 21 September 2016 the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalithaa inaugurated the park through video conferencing.[2]

Location[edit]

Mathur MMDA Park is located in Mathur MMDA near the Mathur MMDA bus terminal, in the junction of 2nd Main Road and 3rd Cross Street.

The park[edit]

The park covers an area of 2.5 acres.[3][4] The park includes a skating rink, play area, a warm-up arena, 8-shaped walking paths, pebble-filled walking path, a meditation hall, etc. This park is one of the top 10 largest park in Chennai and largest park in North Chennai.

Near By Attractions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "More areas to come under Chennai Corporation". The Hindu. 30 December 2009. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Jayalalithaa to open Mathur MMDA Poonga on Wednesday". Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Chennai patrol: Greater Chennai goes to polls - Beneath smooth new roads, old troubles fester". Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  4. ^ "list of osr.pdf" (PDF). Chennai Corporation. Retrieved 12 August 2015.