Seven Mylapore-based businesses are supporting the annual Kolu Contest of Mylapore Times.
They are Karuppiah Pharmacy, K K Garments, Suriya Sweets and Greens, Deepam Sweets & Karam, Uyir Organic Farmer’s Market, Hari Agencies and Natural hair and beauty salon, Alwarpet.
Karuppiah has been a leader in the medicare/pharmacy trade, based from Luz Church Road. K K Garments, best known for innerwear and fashionwear has expanded despite lows in the pandemic and Suriya Sweets and Greens is a go-to place for Abiramapuram and R A Puram residents.
Deepam has created a unique brand in sweets and savouries, with sales from its shop in R A Puram 3rd Cross Street, Uyir sources organic fresh and dry food from various zones of the state and is a popular shop in Abiramapuram, Hari Agencies is a longtime clothes-wear brand in Luz and the Natural brand of beauty-care reflects well at its Alwarpet salon.
The seven supporters will offer their own gifts / vouchers to the 10 winners chosen next weekend. This is indeed a community driven contest in the spirit of Mylapore and of Mylapore Times newspaper.
- Photo used here is of bommais on sale on N Mada Street now