Heritage Walk on Independence Day

Where did the idea of a Congress Party originate? Where did Subramania Bharathi’s works first get published? Where did women go on a hunger strike to force their families to allow them to court arrest? Where were Harikatha performances cleverly camouflaged to pass on freedom messages? The answer to all of this is Mylapore. And what better way to celebrate Independence Day than to walk around remembering the role the area played in our freedom movement?


Come, join historian Sriram V on a journey down memory lane on Thursday, August 15, at 4.00 pm. The tour will also have plenty of recorded music, giving us a flavour of the times.


Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019.

Time: 4.00 to 6.00 pm (high tea after walk- so ending time will be 6.30pm)

Start at: Intersection of RK Mutt Road and North Mada Street

End at: Luz Church Road/Alwarpet intersection

Charges: Rs 800 + 5% GST


To register and pay online – click here

You can also make the payment via bank transfer for which the details are below. Pls remember to send an email with transaction details to walks@chennaipastforward.comafter you make your payment:

Account Name: Past Forward

Account Type: Current

Bank Name: The Federal Bank Ltd

A/c No. 12820200104237

Branch: Royapettah


In case you still wish to make payment the old way, you can make
it at the following address by cheque/cash:

c/o HVK Systems,

2&3, Bhattad Tower,

30, Westcott Road,

Royapettah, Chennai 600014


Look forward to seeing you on August 15th.




CPF Team