Taman Connaught

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Connaught (Chinese: 康乐花园) is a residential township in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is strategically located[citation needed] at the confluence of three major roads namely, Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2, East–West Link Expressway and Cheras Highway. The Cheras Leisure Mall is situated near there, and most inhabitants of Connaught often go to Leisure Mall for shopping and meeting up with friends. The Connaught MRT station of the Sungai Buloh–Kajang MRT line is located near Cheras Sentral, formerly known as Plaza Phoenix.

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Connaught night market[edit]

Located along Jalan Cerdas. Connaught night market is open only on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 1:00 am. The night market serves the needs of many of the ethnic Chinese residents here who come from all parts of Cheras, as well as students in UCSI University who live around the area. The night market is primarily known for the variety of Chinese food available, from stinky tofu to asam laksa.

Controversial issues[edit]

TNB's high tension powerlines near Connaught[edit]

The 275kv and 132kv Tenaga Nasional Berhad, TNB's high tension powerline is built near Connaught. leaving many of Connaught's residents in protest.[citation needed]

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