Chennai is the capital city of the State, besides being an important district. The district city is one of the metropolis of India and serves as the gateway of the culture of South India.
In addition, it holds out an interesting fare of South Indian architecture, music, dance, drama, sculpture and other arts and crafts.
The city of Madras has now been renamed as Chennai. It is stated that the name Chennai traced its origin to "some other language". The rechristening of the city is part of the steps announced for the "growth of Tamil in various fields".
Web : http://www.chennai.tn.nic.in/