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Chennai localities get new names: Here is the full list

Ninety four localities in Chennai have been given a phonetic makeover following the Tamil Nadu government's announcement on Wednesday.

By: Express Web Desk | Chennai | Updated: June 12, 2020 12:06:44 am
The district collectors will begin implementing the changes through the local bodies.

Ninety four localities in Chennai have been given a phonetic makeover after the Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday issued a notification, changing the spellings of the English names of 1,018 places in the state to match  Tamil pronunciations and spellings.

READ | Tamil Nadu localities get phonetic makeover with changes in English spellings

Here are the places in Chennai whose English spellings have been changed:

  • Tondiarpet (1, 2, 3, 4) – Thandaiyaarpettai (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Purasawalkam (1, 2) – Purasaivaakkam (1, 2)
  • Vepery – Vepperi
  • V.O.C Nagar – Va. Oo. Si Nagar
  • Perambur (1, 2, 3) – Peramboor (1, 2, 3)
  • Selavoyal – Selavaayal
  • Kodungaiyur – Kodungaiyoor
  • Erukkencheri – Erukkanjery
  • Peravallur – Peravalloor
  • Siruvallur – Siruvalloor
  • Ayanavaram (1, 2) – Ayanpuram (1, 2)
  • Konnur – Konnoor
  • Mallikaicheri – Mallikaichcheri
  • Aminjikarai – Amaindhakarai
  • Periyakudal – Periyakoodal
  • Chinnakudal – Chinnakoodal
  • Koyembedu – Koyambedu
  • Sencheri – Senjeri
  • Egmore (1, 2) – Ezhumboor (1, 2)
  • Chintadripet – Chinthadharipettai
  • Triplicane (1, 2) – Thiruvallikkeni (1, 2)
  • Mylapore (1, 2) – Mayilaappoor (1, 2)
  • Pallipattu – Pallippattu
  • Kalikundram – Kalikkundram
  • Urur – Ooroor
  • Thiruvanmiyur – Thiruvanmiyoor
  • Mambalam – Maambalam
  • Saidapet – Saithaappettai
  • Ekkattuthangal – Eekkattuthangal
  • Alandur – Aalandhoor
  • Adayar (1, 2) – Adaiyaaru (1, 2)
  • Government Farm – Arasuppannai
  • Guindy Park – Gindi Poonga
  • Thiyagaraya Nagar – Thiyaagaraaya Nagar
  • Madipakkam – Madippaakkam
  • Jaladampet – Jalladiyaanpettai
  • Pallikaranai – Pallikkaranai
  • Palavakkam – Paalavaakkam
  • Okkiam Thorapakkam – Okkiyam Thuraipakkam
  • Enjambakkam – Eenjambaakkam
  • Karapakkam – Kaarappaakkam
  • Sholinganallur – Solinganalloor
  • Uthandi – Utthandi
  • Semmanjeri – Semmanjeri
  • Madanandapuram – Madhanandapuram
  • Mugalivakkam – Mugalivaakkam
  • Manappakkam – Manappaakkam
  • Nandambakkam – Nandambaakkam
  • Alandur – Aalandhoor (Nagaram)
  • Adambakkam – Aadhambaakam (Aalandhoor Nagaram)
  • Pazhavanthangal – Pazhavanthaangal (Aalandhoor Nagaram)
  • Nanganallur – Nangainallur (Aalandhoor Nagaram)
  • Thalakanancheri – Thalakkanaanjeri
  • Meenambakkam – Meenambaakkam
  • Maduravoyal – Madhuravaayal
  • Valasaravalkam – Valasaravaakkam
  • Porur – Poroor
  • Nolambur – Nolamboor
  • Karampakkam – Kaarambakkam
  • Nerkundram – Nerkundram
  • Ramapuram – Ramaapuram
  • Menambedu – Menaambedu
  • Patravakkam – Pattaravaakkam
  • Ambattur – Ambaththoor
  • Attipattu – Atthippattu
  • Mannurpet – Mannoorpettai
  • Korattur – Korattoor
  • Kakkapallam – Kakkappallam
  • Mogapair – Mugapperu
  • Surapet – Soorappattu
  • Puthagaram – Putthagaram
  • Madhavaram – Maadhavaram
  • Vadaperumbakkam – Vadaperumbaakkam
  • Vilakkupattu – Vilakkuppattu
  • Mathur – Maatthoor
  • Manchambakkam – Manjambaakkam
  • Kosapur – Kosappoor
  • Elandanchery – Elandhanjery
  • Kadapakkam – Kadappakkam
  • Sadayankuppam – Sadaiyanguppam
  • Kathivakkam – Kaththivaakkam
  • Thiruvottriyur – Thiruvotriyoor Firka
  • Sathangadu – Saaththangaadu
  • Edayanchavadi – Idaiyanchaavadi
  • Thirumulaivoyal – Thirumullaivaayal

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