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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madras_State

Madras State was a state in the Republic of India. At the time of its formation in 1950, it included ... During this time Potti Sriramulu called for a separate state named Andhra and went on an unconditional fast until his goal was achieved. .... Kamaraj made the best use of the funds available through the Five-Year Plans and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai

Chennai is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off ... The name Madras originated even before the British presence was established in India. ...... Town, who offered loans as well as accepted money deposits from the public, in addition to offering loans to the agricultural labourers.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is India's fourth .... The main difficulty, among the English those days, was lack of money. In February 1640, Day and Cogan, .... Madras was the capital of the Madras Presidency, also called Madras Province. Bazaar at Madras, from The Graphic, ...

www.rediff.com/news/interview/historian-jbp-more-theres-no-word-like-chennai-in-tamil/20140826.htm

Aug 27, 2014 ... In this email interview from Paris, he says the notion that Madras was a European name or it had colonial connotations is completely wrong.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madras_Presidency

The Madras Presidency, or the Presidency of Fort St. George and also known as Madras ..... The mirasidars were required to donate a certain amount of money known as ... In 1833, Lord William Bentinck implemented a new system called the  ...

www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/What%E2%80%99s-in-a-name-Plenty/article14585349.ece

Aug 24, 2016 ... Ironically, it appears that even the change of name from Madras to Chennai ... Apart from resulting in a waste of money and administrative effort, ...

www.thehindu.com/features/kids/story-of-madras/article5041625.ece

Aug 20, 2013 ... Madras in South India was a port town ideally situated on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal. The city as we know it today started as ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaming_of_cities_in_India

The renaming of cities in India started in 1947 following the end of the British imperial period. ... In the post-colonial era, several Indian states' names were changed. ... For example, the renaming of the Madras Presidency to Madras State in ...

blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tracking-indian-communities/perils-of-name-change-as-chennai-high-court-madras-hc-to-hit-a-low

Mar 18, 2016 ... 'Perils of name change: As Chennai high court, Madras HC to hit a low' ... name entails tremendous waste of money and administrative efforts ...