What is the age of Madras 2021?
People in Chennai are celebrating Madras Day on August 22. The date has a huge significance among people living in this city, as it was on this day that Madras City was founded 382 years back in 1639.
How long is Chennai Day 2021?
Madras Day: Chennai Celebrates 382nd Birthday.
When did Madras became Tamil Nadu?
On 26 January 1950, it was formed as Madras State by the Government of India. As a result of the 1956 States Reorganisation Act, the state’s boundaries were re-organized following linguistic lines. The state was finally renamed Tamil Nadu on 14 January 1969 by C.N. Annadurai, Chief Minister.
Which is bigger Chennai or Bangalore?
Currently, the area of Chennai is 1,189 sq km, Mumbai 4,354 sq km, Hyderabad 7,100 sq km and Bengaluru 8,005 sq km.
When did Madras become Chennai?
Post-Independence, Madras became the capital city of the State of Tamil Nadu. Madras was rechristened in 1998 as Chennai (from Chennapatnam, which was a nearby town named by Damarla Venkatadri Nayaka in honour of his father, Damarla Chennappa Nayakudu) when some other Indian cities were also being renamed.
Why was Madras name changed to Chennai?
In 1996, Tamil Nadu capital Chennai got its current name. Earlier it was known as Madras. At that time the nationwide trend was to rename cities in native language. Elangovan said Madras was renamed as Chennai in memory of the Telugu ruler Chennappa.
What special day is today in Chennai Tamil Nadu?
Today Tamil date: November 01 2021, Tamil calendar date is Plava varusham, Aippasi 15. Krishna paksha (theipirai) Ekadashi tithi at sunrise. Today is Ekadashi.