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    Natural history of areas in city

    City settlements draw names from their green past

    Before it became a concrete jungle, the city had a verdant landscape known for its biodiversity. This is explained by the fact some of its settlements drew their names from the trees and plants once found in abundance.

    • D. Narasimham, professor from MCC talks about the ecological history of Perambur, Purasaiwakkam and other places in Chennai.
    • K. Thirunavukkarasu, a historian who studies the Dravidian movement draws emphasis on the cultural history of Mylapore using naturalist Ma. Krishnan’s books.


    • Natural history of areas such as: Mylapore


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