Release of Special Postal Cover – Aug. 22, 2016

Madras Heritage Lovers’ Forum and Archaeological Survey of India, Chennai Circle celebrate the 377th Founding Day of Madras with the release of a special postal cover with the image of First Madras Exchange Light House. This year marks the 220 years of this LightHouse.

The special cover will be released by Dr. CharlesLobo, Chief Postmaster General, Tamil Nadu Circle and the first cover will be received by ‘NalliKuppuswamy Chetti, the guest of honour of the occasion.

Keynote address by Amarnath Ramakrishna, Superintending Archaeologist, ASI (Chennai).

Venue: ASI Building, Fort St. George.
Time: 11.05 a.m.
Event supported by Nalli.

Contact D. Hemachandra Rao. Phone: 9840870172

Book Release: Chennai Pattanam Mannum Makkalum – Aug. 21, 2016

Book by Ramachandra Vaidyanath, writer of novels, novelettes, short stories, poems, articles and a large number of translations. He has extensively studied on the pre-history, history of Chennai with special emphasis on the formation of the city and emergence of its citizens. He has dealt with eminent people and ordinary people who lived here ,visited here and created various streams of thought .He has extensively dealt with on the various struggles including struggle for independence. In a way he has placed Chennai City in national historical perspective.

Venue: SBIOA Instotute, Parrys Corner. At 10 a.m.

The event will be presided over by Sri A. Soundarrajan Ex MLA, an eminent trade unionist and president ,CITU. the book will be released by Sri Nalli Kuppusamy Chetty who has himself authored book on Chennai and written preface to the book. The book is received by Sri S.A.Perumal editor, Semmalar. Eminent Chennai historians Sri K.R.A. Narasiah and Sri V.Sriram place their views on the book.