Posting here reports of Republic Day e vents across Mylapore – on January 26 morning.
- In Jeth Nagar, Mandaveli the celebrations brought residents together; among others present was BJP MLA and leader, Vanathi Srinivasan. ( first photo)
A Padmanabhan, 94 years old, who is the senior-most member of the local association hoisted the flag
Padmanabhan joined Imperial bank of India on a clerical job. Due to India’s independence movement in 1947 he had to leave Secunderabad where he was based and move to Madras Presidency ( near Kumbakonam). He then moved to Madras and got a job in Caltex ( an American company) in 1949 and continued to work in the same organization ( subsequently the name changed to Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd) till his retirement in 1987, after completing 38 years of service.
In 1961, he bought a plot and constructed a house in Jeth Nagar, 3rd Street in 1962 and continues to live there till date. He is associated with R A Puram Bhakta Jana Sabha and is a prominent member attending all religious activities associated with the Sringeri Mutt and Saradambal Temple.
- Members of the Kalyan Nagar Association gathered on the Association premises in Mandavelipakkam, to unfurl the Indian flag. ( photo above)
The celebration of the. CIT Colony community gathered at the CIT Colony GCC park; the national flag was unfurled by Justice A. Kulasekaran.A E-waste collection drive was organised in the area and saplings planted, says Ramdas Naik, secretary, CIT RWA. ( Photo below)
- The community at Jeeva Bhima Enclave, located off the east end of Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai. Children also joined the event, says resident Subha Dilip. ( photo below)