The story of the Senate House has been repeated often in this blog. This Indo-Saracenic dream, created by RF Chisholm in the 1870s, had ¬†been much neglected in recent years. A magnificent restoration exercise in 2007 came to nought when the building was closed once again, and left to go back to seed. Thanks to the Chennai Photo Biennale, the building was made a venue for pictures. That enabled many to go into the place and take pictures. The interest it generated was a clear indicator if its tourism potential, manifest to everyone except the University authorities that is. The edifice has been locked up once again. Here are some photos I took –