Published: 25.11.2018
Updated: 27.11.2018

Maduravoyal, Tamil Nadu, India


Maduravoyal is a residential neighbourhood located in the west of Chennai, India. Maduravoyal was only a locality with people belonging to Nayakars (Vaniya Kula Shatriya) and other communities of which privileges in North Tamil Nadu. As of 2011, the town had a population of 86,195.

Maduravoyal also has a name as "ettam kal" (8th mile), so it could be famous in British Period too, it is exactly 12.87 kilometres (8.00 mi) from Chennai Harbour, and Maduravoyal located 3 km from the west of Koyambedu area which is a major hub of activity in Chennai City. Maduravoyal is Chennai became a part of Greater Chennai Corporation in 2009 city expansion order passed by the state government. Nearby areas include Nerkundram, Mogappair, Vanagaram, Valasaravakkam, Alapakkam and Porur.

The second phase of Chennai Bypass cuts through Maduravoyal to reach the northern borders of Chennai. Maduravoyal noticed a rapid developed and sudden increase in property prices ever since the Maduravoyal Junction with the cloverleaf interchange (flyover) became operational.

Former Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh in the year January 2009 laid foundation stone for the Chennai Port - Maduravoyal Expressway a 19 kilometres (12 mi) elevated express-way project by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).


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