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Walk around Chetti Pettai : Retro Walk #21

July 22, 2015

Namberumal Chetty very wealthy businessman and acquired many houses in the Chetpet area. It is said that he had 99 houses in Chetpet and the locality was originally called Chetty Pettai (Chetty’s place). He refused to acquire the 100th house on astrological advice! Namberumal Chetty was the first Indian and third resident of Madras to acquire a motor car.

Attractions enroute :-

* Kalki House (Now houses Maharishi Vidya Mandir)
* Pachaiyappa’s College Hostel Road, that runs parallel to the railway track
* Nowroji Road that houses old Bungalows
* Srinath Bagh
* Ega Theatre
* Chetpet Lake that’s renovated.

Starting point : KAPICO Maruti (Opp KS Hospital) – On the Poonamallee High Road.

Date & Time : 26th July’15, Sunday. 630am

Route :

Walk Leader : Balaji Ramachandran – 9962515330.

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