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Adyar

 

Adyar (Tamil: அடையார்) or Adayar is a large neighbourhood in south Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India. It is located on the southern banks of the Adyar River. It is bounded by the Buckingham Canal to the west, Tiruvanmiyur to the south, and Besant Nagar to the east.

Sub-localities of Adyar include: Gandhi Nagar, Kasturba Nagar, Nehru Nagar, Indira Nagar, Venkatarathnam Nagar, Padmanabha Nagar, Bhaktavatsalam Nagar, Parameshwari Nagar, Jeevaratnam Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Karpagam Gardens and Arunachalapuram. The centre of this neighbourhood runs along the Sardar Patel Road, Chennai, between Gandhinagar(north) and Kasturbai Nagar(south).