Walk: Buckingham Canal: Mega Inland Waterway – August 13, 2017

  • Updated on August 10, 2017 – Registration closed

Researcher-historian D. Hemchandra Rao who has been studying the Canal for over five years will lead the group around Basin Bridge in North Chennai, where this landmark Canal project was started and was later, a hugely busy hub of water transport.
Rao will also talk briefly of this Canal that runs across Andhra and Tamil Nadu.
The tour also stops at Central Station zone and Madras University to give you a closer look at key functions of this Canal in years gone by and now being revived.
Date; Aug.13, Sunday. 7 am onwards. Duration: 2 hours.
Tour is by van and on foot.
Fee; Rs.150 ( van fee – to be paid when tour starts / no cancellation).
Start Point: Outside gate of Mylapore Club, Luz. 7 a.m.
To register, send a mail to – themadrasday@gmail.com with ‘B. CANAL’ in the subject line – mention name/s and contact ph nos. Registration closes Aug.11. Only a max of 25 people can be accommodated.
Note: Places we explore are dirty and very busy zones. Suggest you bring drinking water, light snacks. Participants will be dropped at the start point.