Monuments
 
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Horse Race Ban :

Horse Race makes rich to become richer and poor to become poorer. The Tamilnadu govt. thought it fit to ban the horse race and subsequently a decision was taken in this regard in 1974. To commemorate that historic decision this elegant statue was erected on 16-08-1974, beneath Anna Salai fly over.

Indian Republic Golden Jubilee Pillar :

A monument to mark the Golden Jubilee of Indian Republic. It was inagurated on 25-01-2001 by the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu Hon. Mr. M. Karunanidi. This Pillar is situated at the Marina Beach Rd, Near Light house Signal, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.

The Dream of Mahathma Gandhi :

The Nation Remembers In this premises known as ‘Tilak Bhavan’ Mahathma Gandhi spent the restless historic night of 18th March 1919 when the sad tidings of the passing of the humiliating Rowlatt Bills enveloped him. Before the day dawned, the idea of all India hartal occurred to Gandhiji in a dream which later blossomed into non-violent non co-operation movement. Referring to this Memorable Event - Gandhiji writes : “I was still in that twilight condition between sleep and consciousness when suddenly the idea broke upon me-it was as if in a dream... That we should call upon the country to observe a general hartal... The whole of India from one end to the other, towns as well as villages observed a complete hartal on that day. It was a most wonderful spectale”. This monument pillar is situated in front of the Chola Sheraton Hotel. Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Chennai - 600 086.

"Quit India" Movement (Vellayane Veliyeru) :

This Monument was built to celebrate the 50th year of ‘Vellaiyane Veliyeru’ (Quit India) Movement. This was inaugurated by the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Ms. J. Jayalalitha on 2-10-1993. Location : Adjacent to Gandhi Mandapam, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020.

 

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