Madras Day is celebrated on August 22nd to commemorate the city of Madras’ founding day.

Chennai(Madras ) turns 383 years on Saturday.

Madras was founded on August 22, 1639 by the British East India Company.

Corporation is organising Madras Day celebrations at Elliot’s Beach in Besant Nagar as Chennai turns 383 years on Saturday.

The entry to the two-day celebration event will commence on Saturday at 3:30 pm.

3:30pm pm to 11:30 pm on both days



Start date - August 20

End date-August 21

This exclusive celebration will have about 50 stalls

where 25 stalls will be for food and food related and 25 stalls for handicrafts