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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/Bank_of_Madras

The Bank of Madras was one of the three Presidency Banks of British India, along with the Bank of Bengal and the Bank of Bombay. It was established on 1 July ...

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, ...

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.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 ...

www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/when-madras-state-was-renamed-tamil-nadu/article19309086.ece

Jul 19, 2017 ... Stay updated with the latest News, Politics, Events, Features, Cinema, Entertainment, Art, Culture from Tamil Nadu.

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 ...

en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/madras

Definition of madras - a strong cotton fabric with colourful stripes or checks, a dish of meat, fish, ... 2. former name (until 1968) for the state of Tamil Nadu ...