Chennai Madras Is Not Tamil

There are some self styled Tamil Arvalars,Tamil Lovers, who declare themselves to be the saviors of Tamil language and  Tamils.

They shall shout from roof tops that they are Tamils and others are Aryans, who have migrated to Tamil Nadu.

They shall ridicule other languages including Sanskrit and Sanatana Dharma.

They have their names in Sanskrit, Karunanidhi, Dayalu,Dayanidhi,Kalanidhi, and worse they shall name their child as Stalin!

A pure Tamil Name, the last one indeed!

What they write in Tamil will not stand the scrutiny of Tamil Grammar Tholkappiyam.

Yet they call themselves as the leaders of Tamils and speak other languages at Home and send their children to English medium schools..

What they have achieved by this misinformation about  Tamil, Tamils, India and Sanatana Dharma is to fill up their coffers and in the process  mislead a generation and invited the hatred and ridicule of others in India.

So much so, even research articles on Tamil and Tamil languages indicating their rich ancient culture and their unswerving commitment to Sanatana dharma is looked at with derision.

Includes the work of this writer,

I am vilified as a Brahmin who hates Tamil and by the people who speak other languages as a Tamil Fanatic.

I am neither.

I am trying to reconstruct Indian History, which has been doctored.

I present facts as I come by.

And do not hesitate the other view if the evidence is authentic.

Now to these jokers who pretend to be Tamil Saviours and who declare themselves to know Tamil,

They changed the name of Madras as they felt is not Tamil.

And named it as Chennai in pure Tamil!

And Chennai is not a Tamil word!

The nativity of ‘Madras’ of being Tamil origin and ‘Chennai’ of being Telugu origin, has been clearly proven and documented after various researches done by renowned scholars and historians.

The name Madras originated even before the British presence was established in India. The name Madras is said to have originated from a Portuguese phrase ” mae de Deus ” which means “mother of god”, due to Portuguese influence on the port city. According to some sources, Madras was derived from Madraspattinam, a fishing-village north of Fort St George.However, it is uncertain whether the name was in use before the arrival of Europeans.The British military mapmakers believed Madras was originally Mundir-raj or MundirajMadras might have also been derived from the word Madhuras (Sanskrit: मधुरस) meaning “juice of honey” or “sugarcane” in Sanskrit. A Vijayanagar-era inscription dated to the year 1367 that mentions the port of Maadarasanpattanam, along with other small ports on the east coast was discovered in 2015 and it was theorised that the aforementioned port is the fishing port of Royapuram.

There are two different theories for the origin of the name Chennai. The first theory is that it was derived from the name of a Telugu ruler Damarla Chennappa Nayakudu, father of Damarla Venkatapathy Nayak, a Nayak ruler who served as a general under Venkata III of the Vijayanagar Empire from whom the British acquired the town in 1639.The first official use of the name Chennai is said to be in a sale deed, dated 8 August 1639, to Francis Day of the East India Company The second theory states that it was named after the Chenna Kesava Perumal Temple; the temple regarded as the face of the city.

In 1996, the Government of Tamil Nadu officially changed the name from Madras to Chennai. At that time many Indian cities underwent a change of name. However, the name Madras continues in occasional use for the city, as well as for places named after the city such as University of Madras, IIT Madras, Madras Institute of Technology, Madras Medical College, Madras Christian College.

Reference and citation.

TCS Chennai view Featured Image Credit.


Chennai Madras Founded Before Mahabharata?

True History of India, when one unravels it from the lies labelled as History of India by outsiders, is amazing and at times shocking.

I had written about the lies on India being a superstitious and barbaric country ,Hinduism just 5000 years old Tamil being dated around 3000 BC, Alexander defeating Porus……

I have also written extensively about the spread of Sanatana Dharma through out the world, with verified sources from Archaeology,Astronomy, History, apart from verifying artifacts by Carbon and Infrared dating, and with the help of tectonic movements of the earth’s plates.

I am struck by one thought.

Though there is evidence from the puranas that the Dravida desa, located in the south of the Vindhyas, rulers from The Chera, Chola ,Pandya and the ancestors of the Rashtrakootas were in constant touch with the rulers in  the North of India, hardly  a few major places/cities have found references in modern history.

That is the major cities of India in south, Madras, now called Chennai, Bangalore(now called Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Cochin/Thiruvanathapuram do not seem to have as much ancient history as that of, say, Madurai,Musiri,Bhadrachalam!

While lesser known cities of today, which were prominent during early ages, are dated and referenced back to Purana and Ithihasa periods, hisory of important modern cities like Bangalore , Madras are not traced back to such lengths of time.
While Madras history’ as quoted in this post towards its closing’, stops with Pallavas and vague references to the Cholas, Bangalore has clear references upto Nayakas kingdom.
This despite an Tamil site being found, it dates back to Million years-read my post on this,in Pallavaram, a suburb of Madras and a 7500 year old Shiva temple in Bangalore!( check my article on this).
How come there is such a gap in the history of these cities?
Records do not show that they were destroyed during this period.
In the case of Madras, while references abound in Tamil literature, supported by archaeological finds that a Chera king fed both the Pandava and Kaurava armies during the Mahabharata war, Vasudeva Krishna married a Pandyan princess,killed a Pandyan king, he had a dauther througj her and he had her married to a Pandyan Prince and gave away 100 Yadava family as A Dowry during her marriage;Balarama met Parashurama in Kerala and woshiped Subrahmanya in Tamil Nadu;Arjuna married a Pandyan princess;
Sahadeva and Arjuna came on pilgrimage to the south;
Tamil Kings were invited to the Swayamvara of Damayanti, which anti dates even Ramayana;
These kings were present in the Swayamvara of Sita and Draupadi.
So references to these kings and the lands they ruled over is proven with historical finds and references in literature.
But the cities , Bangalore and Madras, can not be dated beyond , say about 7 to 800 years.
If these cities have artifacts /sitesdating back to 7000 yeras in the case of Bangalore and a million years in the case of Madras, it is reasonable to conclude,with no records of these cities having been destroyed,that history has been lost in respect of these cities.
A little digging reveals astounding fact in the case of Madras.
The etymology of the term Madras looks unconvincing.
This name dates back only to a few hundred years.
But Drona Parva mentions Rukmartha as to be from Madras.
The region is marked as being in Sind/ Punjab and Madri the second wife of Pandu of Kuru Dynasty and mother of Nakula and Sahadeva beling to this area.
But the migration of the Madri Tribe to the south is mentioned.
The reference to Kankas , Kiratas ,Andhras ,Chunchus
evoke interest.
Kankas might refer to the ancestors of Ganga Dynasty,
Andhras to the people in to days Andra Pradesh and also Chunchus refer to a tribe of Andhra who exist even today. The name Chunchulakshmi is common in Andhra.
Kiratas,hunters refer to Kerala and Nishadas also refer to them.
‘ The Yavanas, the Kiratas, the Gandharvas, the Chinas, the Savaras, the Barbaras, the Sakas, the Tusharas, the Kankas, the Pathavas, the Andhras, the Madrakas, thePaundras, the Pulindas, the Ramathas, the Kamvojas were mentioned together as tribes beyond the kingdoms of Aryavarta. The Aryavarta-kings had doubts on dealing with them. (12,64)
There is a statement that Krishna brought elephants from Madra.
Punjab/Sind does/ did not have elephants.

‘ elephants were mentioned as brought from the country of Madra by Vasudeva Krishna. These were given as present to the Pandavas on the occasion of their marriage with Draupadi (1,201). It is not clear how elephant could naturally exist in Madra (Punjab province of Pakistan). However a training center to make them war-elephants could exist there’

They were brought to North from Kerala from Vedic Times.
This is recorded in the Vedas and puranas.
It is probable that a group of Madra tribe migrated to South and settled in a place and it was named Madras later.
It is worth noting here that Sage Agastya brought Yadava tribes to Karnataka and the Tamil Nadu when Dwaraka sank.
The Tamil kings Velirs beling to this tribe.
And The Yadavas settled in the present Karnataka.
Please read my posts on these.




Stone age implements have been found near Pallavaram in Chennai. According to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Pallavaram was a megalithic cultural establishment, and pre-historic communities resided in the settlement.

The region around Chennai has served as an important administrative, military, and economic centre for many centuries. During 1st century CE, a poet and weaver named Thiruvalluvar lived in the town of Mylapore (a neighbourhood of present Chennai). From the 1st–12th century the region of present Tamil Nadu and parts of South India was ruled by the Cholas.

The Pallavas of Kanchi built the areas of Mahabalipuram and Pallavaram during the reign ofMahendravarman . They also defeated several kingdoms including the Cheras, Cholas and Pandyas who ruled over the area before their arrival. Sculpted caves and paintings have been identified from that period. Ancient coins dating to around 500 BC have also been unearthed from the city and its surrounding areas. A portion of these findings belonged to the Vijayanagara Empire, which ruled the region during the medieval period.

The Portuguese first arrived in 1522 and built a port called São Tomé after the Christian apostle, St. Thomas, who is believed to have preached in the area between 52 and 70 CE. In 1612, the Dutch established themselves near Pulicat, north of Chennai.

On 22 August 1639, which is referred to as Madras Day, the English East India Company under Francis Day bought a small strip of land stretching 3 miles on the Coromandel Coast. They got a license to build a fort and a castle in the contracted region. The ruler Damarla Chennappa Nayakudu, the Nayaka of Chandragiri, granted the English permission to build a factory and warehouse for their trading enterprises. The region was then primarily a fishing village known as “Madraspatnam”.A year later, the English built Fort St. George, the first major English settlement in India, which became the nucleus of the growing colonial city and urban Chennai, grew around this Fort.Post independence the fort housed the Tamil Nadu Assembly until the new Secretariat building was opened in 2010, but shortly afterwards it was again moved back to Fort St. George, due to a change in the Government.

In 1746, Fort St. George and Madras were captured by the French under General La Bourdonnais, the Governor of Mauritius, who plundered the town and its outlying villages.’

Madra Kingdom was a kingdom grouped among the western kingdoms in the epic Mahabharata. Its capital was Sagala, modern Sialkot (in the Punjab province of Pakistan). TheKuru king Pandu’s second wife was from Madra kingdom and was called Madri. The Pandava twins, Nakula and Sahadeva, were her sons. Madri’s brother Shalya was the king of Madra. Though affectionate to the Pandavas, he was tricked to give support to Duryodhana and fought against the Pandavas during the Kurukshetra War. He was killed by Yudhishthira, the eldest Pandava. Other than the Madra kingdom (Eastern Madra or Purva Madra) with Sagala as its capital, it is believed that there was a Western Madra (Apara Madra) and a Northern Madra (Uttara Madra).


The Yavanas, the Kiratas, the Gandharvas, the Chinas, the Savaras, the Barbaras, the Sakas, the Tusharas, the Kankas, the Pathavas, the Andhras, the Madrakas, thePaundras, the Pulindas, the Ramathas, the Kamvojas were mentioned together as tribes beyond the kingdoms of Aryavarta. The Aryavarta-kings had doubts on dealing with them. (12,64)

The Andrakas, Guhas, Pulindas, Savaras, Chuchukas, Madrakas, the Yamas, Kamvojas, Gandharas, Kiratas and Barbaras were mentioned as unknown tribes. In the Krita age, they were nowhere on earth (meaning Ancient India). It is from the Treta age that they have had their origin and began to multiply. When the terrible period came, joining Treta and the Dwapara, the Kshatriyas, approaching one another, engaged themselves in battle (12,206).

The Madra tribe and Salwa tribe had a common origin as hinted by a myth at (1,121). Here the origin of these two tribes were attributed to a king in the race of Puru, known by the name of Vyushitaswa. His wife was Bhadra, the daughter of Kakshivat (Kakshivat was the son of Gautama-Dirghatamas, begotten upon the servant-maid of the queen of a king named Vali who ruled in the outskirts of Magadha. (See also Anga and Magadha). Seven sons were born to Bhadra, after the death of Vyushitaswa. Later they all became kings. Three of them became the three kings of Salwa and four of them became the four kings of Madra.

King Aswapati[

Aswapati was the father of Savitri the famous princess of Madra, who became the lover (and later, wife) of the famous Salwa prince Satyavan. Aswapati’s wife was from a minor tribe known as Malava. She was known as Malavi (3,291). The sons of Aswapati and Malavi, later became the powerful Malava kings. They spread their kingdom as far as Avanti(Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh). Thus the royal line of Malavas originated from the Madra (Punjab province of Pakistan) king Aswapati (3,297).

  • Madrabhujingas were mentioned as a kingdom of ancient India (Bharata Varsha) (6,9)
  • Karna is mentioned as subjugating the Madras, along with the Gandharas, the Matsyas, the Trigartas, the Tanganas, the Khasas, the Pancalas, the Videhas, the Kulindas, the Kasi-kosalas, the Suhmas, the Angas, the Nishadhas, the Pundras, the Kichakas, the Vatsas, the Kalingas, the Taralas, the Asmakas, and the Rishikas (8,8)
  • Trained elephants were mentioned as brought from the country of Madra by Vasudeva Krishna. These were given as present to the Pandavas on the occasion of their marriage with Draupadi (1,201). It is not clear how elephant could naturally exist in Madra (Punjab province of Pakistan). However a training center to make them war-elephants could exist there.
  • From the Nishadas sprang up the Madranabha caste whose members are seen to ride on cars drawn by asses. (13,48).
  • Madra kings were equated to a clan of Asuras called Krodhaveshas.


‘Sanjaya said, ‘Engaged in taking the lives of brave warriors, Arjuna’s son then resembled the Destroyer himself, when the latter takes the lives of all creatures on the arrival of the Universal Dissolution. Possessed of prowess resembling that of Sakra himself, the mighty son of Sakra’s son, viz., Abhimanyu, agitating the Katirava army looked exceedingly resplendent. Penetrating into the Katirava host, O king, that destroyer of foremost Kshatriyas resembling Yama himself, seized Satvasravas, like an infuriated tiger seizing a deer. Beholding Satyasrayas, seized by him, many mighty car-warriors, taking up diverse kinds of weapons, rushed upon him. Indeed, those bulls among Kshatriyas, from a spirit of rivalry, rushed at the son of Arjuna from desire of slaying him, all exclaiming, ‘I shall go first, I shall go first!’ As a whale in the sea obtaining a shoal of small fish seizes them with the greatest ease, even so did Abhimanyu receive that whole division of the rushing Kshatriyas. Like rivers that never go back when they approach the sea, none amongst those unretreating Kshatriyas turned back when they approached Abhimanyu. That army then reeled like a boat tossed on the ocean when overtaken by a mighty tempest, (with its crew) afflicted with panic caused by the violence of the wind .

Then the mighty Rukmaratha, son of the ruler of the Madras, for assuring the frightened troops, fearlessly said, ‘Ye heroes, ye need not fear! When I am here, what is Abhimanyu?

Without doubt, I will seize this one a living captive’. Having said these words, the valiant prince, borne on his beautiful and well-equipped car, rushed at Abhimanyu. Piercing Abhimanyu with three shafts in the chest, three in the right arm, and three other sharp shafts in the left arm, he uttered a loud roar. Phalguni’s son, however, cutting off his bow, his right and left arms, and his head adorned with beautiful eyes and eye-brows quickly felled them on the earth. Beholding Rukmaratha, the honoured son of Salya, slain by the illustrious son of Subhadra, that Rukmaratha viz., who had vowed to consume his foe or take him alive, many princely.( Mahabharata  SECTION XLIII) )







OMNI Buses Their Fleecing,Complaint Number

Omni Buses ,Contract Carriages is a name given to a Bus organised by  people to visit places  as a group.


What happens is the fleecing of travelers.


Previously the Omni Bus operators, to circumvent the Law will take the signatures of the travelers in the Bus in a white sheet to show it is a group.


Now even this is dispensed with boarding Passes(?) and SMS confirmation.


The normal fare to Madurai From Chennai is Rs.257-Super.


Omni Buses charge from Rs 500 on-wards during off-season.


During festivals it is Rs 1600(non ac) during last Deepavali!


This year it is expected to go up to 2000!


The Government collects a Tax of Rs.3000 per quarter .


But these Buses pay 450 by showing that it is group travel!


Basic amenities are specified int The Madras Motor Vehicles Tax Act.


Barring a few none of the operators follow these rules.


Those with permit numbering 1500 operate in Tamil Nadu.


During Festival Season, the tickets are sold to Brokers and the price is what is fixed by them!


And the places they stop for eating……one has to experience the Hygiene and the price!


These Dhabas are controlled by Goons and you can do nothing about it .


The Government has provided Complaint Numbers.9 for irregularities on The Omni Buses).




Try your luck.

Omni Bus Terminal, Chennai.

The government is aware of this and no action is taken because the Donations these operators offer to the parties,Ruling and  The Opposition!

Other Buses are ordinary Buses registered in other States and are run in Tamil Nadu illegally

Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicle Act’ Excerpts.

Advance booking.— Subject to the provisions of the clauses specified hereunder advance booking
and reservations of accommodation in an Express service or ordinary service whose distance of the route
exceeds 120 kilometres shall be permitted on application made orally or in writing by or on behalf of the
bonafide passengers, and where reservation is made no person or persons other than the person or persons for
whom the accommodation is so reserved shall occupy such accommodation except with the permission of the
conductor on duty in the Express service or ordinary service whose distance of the route exceeds 120
(i) Advance booking shall mean sale of passenger tickets not less than 2 hours in advance of the
schedule time of departure of the stage-carriages.
Advance booking shall be permitted not more than ten days in advance of the date of the intended
Advance booking shall be stopped when the number of tickets for which passengers seats are provided
in the stage carriage is sold out.
Advance booking shall be according to priority of application and for this purpose an advance booking
register in the prescribed form R.R.S.S. shall be maintained or caused to be maintained by the holder of the
permit of the Express service or ordinary service whose distance of the route exceeds 120 kilometres.
However where the advance booking is done by computerised reservation system, it would be enough if
necessary reservation application forms are preserved along with a journey bill showing the date, time and
service together with the boarding and destination points for each reserved passenger and the seat allotted.
Reserved seats shall be permitted to be occupied only on production of the ticket or tickets booked in
advance for the intended journey.
For the purpose of identifying the seats reserved rows of the seats shall be assigned with distinguishing
letters in capital in the alphabetical order, and individual seats shall be assigned with distinguishing numbers
in the serial order, and the letters and the numbers so assigned shall be displayed conspicuously on the rows
of the seats, and the individual seats, respectively.
A plan showing the arrangement of seats shall be made available for the applicants to enable them to
have their choice of seats from those seats which have not been reserved already for other passengers….

Restriction of persons and goods near drivers seat.— No person may sit nor may any goods be placed
on the right of the driver of a transport vehicle fitted with right hand steering control and on the left of the
driver of a transport vehicle fitted with left hand steering control.
Stopping places.— The Transport Authority, may, if no stopping places have been fixed for a stage
carriage in accordance with the provisions of any statute, fix such places for such carriages after consultation
with such other authority as it may deem desirable. Such stopping places shall be indicated by means of notice
boards. The driver of a stage carriage shall stop it at such stopping places when so required by any person
wishing to alight or to enter but he need not stop the stage carriage for a person wishing to enter it if it is
already full. Halts for the purposes of setting down or taking up passengers shall be limited to the time
reasonably necessary for such purpose, on routes along which stopping places have been fixed, no driver of a
stage carriage shall stop it at any place other than such stopping place except—
(i) when failure to stop the vehicle would constitute an offence punishable under these rules or under any
law for the time being in force; or
(ii) in the case of a mechanical breakdown.
245. Provision of public stands for public service vehicles.— (a) The local authority shall apply
to the Regional Transport Authority for approval of any ‘scheme for construction of a public stand for
any class of public service vehicles. The application shall be accompanied by a sketch of the proposed
site and the blue print of the structures proposed to be erected with the approval of the Director of Town
and Country Planning, Madras and a fee as specified in the Table under rule 279 and shall contain the
following particulars, namely:—
The advantage of having a public stand;
The class of vehicles for which the stand is proposed;
The extent of the site proposed and the nature of roads in the locality;
The number of vehicles likely to use the stand;
The maximum number of vehicles that can be stationed at any one time;



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