Events & Activities


Chennai Event: Madras Day 2015 – Walk, Walk & Walk

Starting:
20th November 2017

Madras Day 2015 – Walk, Walk & Walk

Yes 3 walks this Madras Day :
Madras Day Walks – 2015
Walk #1:
We visit an Institution that is 103 years old. Yes the Madras Literary Society inside the DPI Complex, Nungambakkam. Started as an auxiliary of the Royal Asiatic Society in 1812, the Society was part of the College of Fort St. George, located at present day College Road. It was where the East India Company’s employees stationed in Madras were trained in administration, languages, law, religion and customs.
{Entry Next to WCC, In the DPI Complex. No “Name Sign” present}
Date: 15Aug’15, Saturday
Time: 2 pm (yes, in the afternoon)
Duration: 1 Hour
Photowalkers are free to attend the Talk on Cultural History of the City post the walk at the same premise by 3pm.
Walk Leaders for the Walk #1: Ram: 9444062684 / Muthusamy: 9444949507
(No need for Registration, Plan ahead for Parking closer to the starting point, as there are no parking inside the DPI Complex for Private vehicles, and many bye-lanes near are having consulates and embassies, hence many are security zones. One side of College Lane is Public parking)

Walk #2:
Remember the Forgotten, We are actually not walking, and we are on the tracks. Cover MRTS & EMU, at the advent of Metro in the city.
Route: MRTS Train from Thirumayilai to Park, EMU from Park to Guindy, Walk around the Race Course, EMU Back to Park, MRTS Back to Thirumayilai.
Starting Point: Thirumayilai Station – Entry Stairs.
Date: 16Aug’15, Sunday
Time: 630 am
Walk Leaders for the 2nd walk: Ram: 9444062684 / Muthusamy: 9444949507 (No need for Registration, Plan ahead for Parking at the Starting point)

Walk #3:
Social History of Annanagar, Walk conducted by the Local History Enthusiast around the Old World Trade Fair locations.
Route: Neighbourhood’s of Tower Park.
Starting Point: Tower Park Entrance – Ayyappan Temple Side.
Date: 23Aug’15, Sunday
Time: 7 am.
3rd Walk Lead by Ms Tsundari: 9840495717 (No need for Registration, Plan ahead for Parking at the Starting point)

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