Vyasarpadi tank in northern Chennai now houses the Dr Ambedkar Government Arts College as well as the homes of the poor in BV Colony and Saliman Colony.
Kalaingar(DMK) was CM of TN, approved to build college in 1973
Velachery surroundings were faced lot of problem in 2015 flood.
It continues to face water-logging and traffic jams every year. Two Adambakkam lakes are not evident any longer as it was came down from 70 to 7 acres now.
old photo of Ripon Building that houses the Corporation of Madras
with nearly 11 tanks & a zoo.
Now this tank stands by the name “Allikulam market” popularly known as "Moore Market"
In the 1970 , a lake called Katteri can be seen just below the winding Adyar River. Now along this lake lies the Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre(TNSTC) as well as the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board office (TNEB) of Taramani area.
Konnur tank near villivakkam now became SIDCO Nagar and it wad submerged during the 2015 flood more attention was given to the place and it was the last place in Chennai to recover from flood.
Kazhiveli of palikaranai has reduced from 5000 to 500 hectacre abt 40yrs. Actually it was partially reserve forest but now it is dying out.
More than 70% of marshland occupied by IT companies, colleges, Hospitals
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