Poets’ view of Madras that is Chennai

This Madras Week, that is traditionally celebrated in August, the members of India Poetry Circle (IPC) in Chennai decided on a different kind of tribute to the city they love – Chennai that was known as Madras. They have brought out an anthology of poetry and prose – an illustrated one at that – for the occasion. Continue Reading

’22 August is not Chennai’s birthday’

A whole series of misconceptions and myths have been built that 22 August 1639 is the founding day of Chennai and that, therefore, the city is 379 years old. Chennai, in fact, is over 2,000 years old, rich in literature, music, dance. Continue Reading