Tag: nawab of Arcot

  • Saving Madrasa-e-Azam

    Saving Madrasa-e-Azam

    As yet another heritage building bites the dust and the Government plans to build a wedding hall over its remains, the future of built heritage in Chennai has never been bleaker.

  • The Six Gardens of the Begum

    The Six Gardens of the Begum

    There is no truth in the story that Chepauk gets its name from Cheh Baugh or six gardens of the Nawab. What is interesting is that the Begum of Arcot owned six gardens across the city.