There was Chennapattanam and then there was Madras.
About 357 years later, in 1996, she became Chennai. And whatever she may be called 378 years from now, she will always remain the "Queen of the Coromandel"!
Come wander around this blog. It will give you a peek into her soul!!
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The bells of the Church of the Holy Rosary are far younger than the church itself. The latter goes back to circa 1630s. One of the bells has the inscription "Jaffnapatnam 1769".
They would have rung through a lot of history, for sure!