This small community is said to have arrived in Madras as early as 1820s. Most people settled in Georgetown and have been engaged in business and trading hardware.
The community has its own mosques, school, community spaces and holds on rigidly to its lifestyle, food, dressing and community gatherings. The Walk gives participants a sense of the people, its spaces and lets you enjoy snacks like handchurned ice creams and samosas.
Time: 4.30 pm to 6.30 p.m.
No prior registration is needed for this event.
Meeting Point : Mohammedi Masjid gate, Angappa Naicken Street. (landmark -Ebrahim sahib street junction).
– Parking can be a problem. Advise you to figure out your movement to get to start point.
– Be on time, else you may miss out on the tour.
– Bring children who can walk/be active for 2 hours.
– This is a busy business zone so you will have to put up with noise and traffic jams.
– Entry to some spaces we visit is restricted – You pay for the snacks you sample at stalls we stop at.
– Walk ends on Moore Street, Parrys corner.
For help, call 9841610456