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Aug 15, 2019 - Mylapore and the Freedom Movement - Heritage Walk on August 15, 4pm

Where did the idea of a Congress Party originate? Where did Subramania Bharathi is works first get published? Where did women go on a hunger strike to force their families to allow them to court arrest? Where were Harikatha performances cleverly camouflaged to pass on freedom messages? The answer to all of this is Mylapore. And what better way to celebrate Independence Day than to walk around remembering the role the area played in our freedom movement?

 

Come, join historian Sriram V on a journey down memory lane on Thursday, August 15, at 4.00 pm. The tour will also have plenty of recorded music, giving us a flavour of the times.

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019.

Time: 4.00 to 6.00 pm (high tea after walk- so ending time will be 6.30pm)

Start at: Intersection of RK Mutt Road and North Mada Street

End at: Luz Church Road/Alwarpet intersection

Charges: Rs 800 + 5% GST

 

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Time: 16:00 - 18:00
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