Madras Day 2016: Sms Wishes Images Photos Videos Latest News : Madras Day is a celebration sorted out to honor the establishing of the city of Madras (now Chennai) in Tamil Nadu, India. It is commended on 22 August consistently, 22 August 1639 being the broadly concurred date for the buy of the town of Madraspatnam or Chennapatnam by East India Company elements Andrew Cogan and Francis Day from Damerla Venkatapathy, the emissary of the Vijayanagar Empire.
The possibility of a Madras Day was initially recommended by Chennai-based columnist Vincent D’Souza to antiquarian S. Muthiah amid a meeting of the trustees of the Chennai Heritage establishment in 2004. From that point forward, Madras Day festivities have been held each year without come up short, its highlights being displays, addresses, film screenings and tests. The Madras Day celebration has enrolled a consistent increment in prominence quite a long time. The 2014 and 2015 releases have endured through August and reached out into September too, inciting requests to rename Madras Day as Madras Week or even, Madras Month.
There has been a conflict that the deed of procurement was really dated 22 July 1639 and not 22 August. The rationale of the festivals have additionally been scrutinized by academicians and state government associations who feel that it gives undue significance to pilgrim legacy.
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