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Chennai’s Birthday: 10 Landmarks of ‘Madras’ That Travelled To Chennai!

Madras, Nalla Madras.


  1. General post office- 1884

Chennai General Post Office (GPO) is located at Parry’s Corner. Governor Harrison inaugurated the 133-year-old building when he started the first Company Postal Service in Madras to carry mail to Bengal by dak runner. Chennai GPO operates from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays, it functions from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The GPO has no other branches and has facilities like speed post, registered post, parcel, insurance, e-billing, and e-posting and a 24-hour telegraph office.

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