MGR Nagar

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MGR Nagar
neighbourhood
MGR Nagar is located in Chennai
MGR Nagar
MGR Nagar
MGR Nagar is located in Tamil Nadu
MGR Nagar
MGR Nagar
MGR Nagar is located in India
MGR Nagar
MGR Nagar
Coordinates: 13°02′11″N 80°12′05″E / 13.0363°N 80.2014°E / 13.0363; 80.2014Coordinates: 13°02′11″N 80°12′05″E / 13.0363°N 80.2014°E / 13.0363; 80.2014
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictChennai District
MetroChennai
Ward131
Government
 • BodyChennai Corporation
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyChennai South
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAlandur
Planning agencyCMDA
Civic agencyChennai Corporation
Websitewww.chennai.tn.nic.in

M.G.R Nagar is a neighbourhood located near K.K.Nagar in Chennai, India.[1] The area is known for its busy vegetable market and fish market.[2]

Location[edit]

M.G.R Nagar is situated to the south of Anna Main Road, K.K. Nagar. It is surrounded by K.K.Nagar in the north, Nesapakkam in the West, Adyar River in the south and Jafferkhanpet in the South East.

Transportation[edit]

All the MTC buses originating or terminating at K.K. Nagar bus terminus ply through MGR Nagar's Three bus stops (M.G.R Nagar Market, Data Udipi Stop and Ajantha Stop) on the Anna Main road provide access to the neighbourhood.[3] A number of share autos ply frequently to this area and beyond from Udayam Theatre Junction in Ashok Nagar.

Public Services[edit]

The MGR Nagar Police station (R10) is located at Venkataraman street.[4]

Events[edit]

In October 2005, 42 people died in a stampede among the 4000 people who had gathered for flood relief distribution.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For residents of MGR Nagar, a Black Sunday". TheHindu. 19 December 2005. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Residents appeal for public health centre". The Hindu. 31 July 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  3. ^ V. Soundararani (27 November 2008). "Corporation removes encroachments on Anna Main Road". Arcot Road Times. Retrieved 17 September 2012.
  4. ^ Shoba Srikanth (2 April 2010). "MGR Nagar police officers host meeting with residents". Arcot Road Times. Retrieved 17 September 2012.
  5. ^ "42 killed in Chennai stampede". The Hindu. 19 December 2005. Retrieved 5 August 2012.