Meenambakkam

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Meenambakkam
Meenambakkam is located in Chennai
Meenambakkam
Meenambakkam is located in Tamil Nadu
Meenambakkam
Meenambakkam is located in India
Meenambakkam
Coordinates: 12°59′04″N 80°10′29″E / 12.98456°N 80.17470°E / 12.98456; 80.17470Coordinates: 12°59′04″N 80°10′29″E / 12.98456°N 80.17470°E / 12.98456; 80.17470
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictChennai
MetroChennai
Population
 (2016)
 • Total24,334
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTN-22
Websitewww.chennaicorporation.gov.in

Meenambakkam is a locality of the Chennai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is home to Chennai International Airport and the Airport Authority of India regional offices.

Education[edit]

  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Meenambakkam
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya DGQA
  • Government Adi Dravida Welfare Higher Secondary School
  • Civil Aviation School
  • Little Flower School (till UKG or Sr KG)
  • Kalyanamayee Primary and Nursery School (Till 5th)
  • Jain School (CBSE Board)
  • Prince Matriculation school and A. M. Jain College

Politics[edit]

Meenambakkam has consistently voted in favor of the DMK since the 1980s.[citation needed] In 2016, Jayanthi Thenarasu began serving as the councilor and M.R. Vaidyalingam (ex MLA Tamabaram) has played a major role in improving the infrastructure of Meenambakkam.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1981 3,092—    
1991 3,802+23.0%
1891 3,609−5.1%
Sources:
  • 1981 - 2001: G. Dattatri (10–11 February 2005). WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION IN PERI-URBAN CHENNAI – CASE STUDY FINDINGS. Service Provision Governance in the Peri-Urban Interface of Metropolitan Areas. p. 8.

As of the 2016 Indian census,[1] Meenambakkam had a population of more than 4,000.[2] The voting population numbered 3,620, with 1,790 male and 1,830 female voters.

Metro[edit]

The Meenambakkam Metro station, a part of the Chennai Metro, was introduced in 2016. It runs between Chennai International Airport and Koyambedu.[3]

Theatres[edit]

Meenambakkam has several theatres: Velan and Vetrivel (also known as Ranga theatre), Janatha Theatre Pallavaram, Vetri, and Rakesh in Chrompet and recently PVR had launched its new Multiplex theatre at Thirusoolam Named PVR Grand Galada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  2. ^ "Meenambakkam City Population Census 2011 - Tamil Nadu". www.census2011.co.in. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  3. ^ Tejonmayam, U (3 November 2016). "Direct metro from Koyambedu to airport starts". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 August 2018.