T. Nagar

in Chennai, India



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T Nagar Bus Terminus, S Usman Road, Asoka Nagar, T Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017, India
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N13° 2' 2.976" E80° 13' 48.216"   (13.03416, 80.23006)
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Theagaraya Nagar, commonly known as T. Nagar, is an affluent commercial and residential neighbourhood in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was constructed between 1923 and 1925 by the Madras Presidency government of the Raja of Panagal as a part of town planning activities initiated according to the Madras Town Planning Act of 1920. The town was named after Justice Party leader Sir P. Theagaraya Chetty. The streets, parks and localities in the new neighbourhood were named after important officials in the provincial government.
Initially built as a residential neighbourhood, the neighbourhood is now considered the largest shopping district in India by revenue. It is known for its plethora of saree and jewellery retailers, including Pothys, Nalli Silks and Saravana Stores. The neighbourhood is served by Mambalam railway station of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. T. Nagar is considered one of the city's major central business district, the other being Parry's Corner, the centre of the city. Pondy Bazaar serves as the satellite commercial hub for T. Nagar located around the Thyagaraya Road.

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T. Nagar

Address: T Nagar Bus Terminus, S Usman Road, Asoka Nagar, T Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017, India
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