Chennai Day: “A city deserves to celebrate its birthday.
And Chennai certainly deserves it.”
Each and every year on 22nd August we globally celebrate Chennai Day means the officially this day is touted as the Birthday of Chennai. A small group of people who love this city launched started this exceptional celebration called Chennai Day from 2004.
And now Chennai Day is one of the most popular days of the country where we rejoice and enjoy the glory of the city Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu.
The origin day of Chennai is 22nd August 1639, then called Madras and it was on that day, in that year, that a sliver of land, where Fort. St. George stands today, was conducted and carries out by the East India Company.
The deal was thumped and smacked by Francis Day, his ‘dubash’ Beri Thimmappa, and they’re superior, Andrew Cogan, with the local Nayak rulers. As per reports, this deal was made on August 22, 1639.
Out of the fort, grew settlement and the villages approximately it was bought jointly. And then, the old and new towns linked up. And then we had the city called Chennai.
Today, Chennai stands tall and beauty of the city is glorifies because of various reasons, including, education, healthcare, IT, history, tourism, auto industries, movies and so on.
The city is also having its own warts and unique qualities and to rejoice the glory of Chennai we celebrate Chennai Day.
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Madras Day or Chennai Day celebrates the city.
Madras Day or Chennai Day was ideally three people put together – the city’s famed historian, S. Muthiah, journalist Sashi Nair and publisher Vincent D’ Souza. Afterwards, they have been joined by three others – senior journalist and editor Sushila Ravindranath, journalist and website entrepreneur Revathi R and entrepreneur and writer-historian V. Sriram.
Madras Day or Chennai Day focuses on the city, its history, its past and its present which gives encouragements and motivations to the communities, groups, companies, and campuses in the city and so many events also being the host and organized only to rejoices the glory of Chennai Day.
Heritage walks, school exchange programs, talks and contests, poetry and music and quiz, food fests and rallies, photo exhibitions and bike tours . . . . these are the simple way to celibates the birthday of Chennai.
In order to enlarge participation, the Madras Day or Chennai Day has been expanded and the past week was entirely dedicates as the Madras Week.
In 2017, MADRAS WEEK will be celebrated from August 20 to 27.
MADRAS DAY or Chennai Day as always is August 22.
Chennai is a beautiful city; I love the roads here and also know the routes. But one tip for car/bike enthusiasts – your life is most important; so, drive safe! Suresh Raina.
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