What is famous sweet in Chennai?
There are several varieties of Payasam, which include rice payasam, sevai payasam, paruppu payasam. This sweet delicacy is made by boiling rice, broken wheat, tapioca, vermicelli with milk and sugar. It is flavored with dry fruits.
Is Chennai the best city in India?
Chennai ranked fourth while Coimbatore was placed on the seventh position in the million-plus (population) cities category in the Ease of Living Index released by Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday. Chennai secured the first spot in the quality of life head.
Why do we love Chennai?
Chennai is the “Gateway to South India”. Every Indian has a reason to love this place because it has not only embraced people coming from diverse backgrounds, it has also uplifted and moulded their culture with great respect and care. Chennai holds some of the most soul-stirring and sensational cultural events.
Which city is called London of India?
Kolkata, Bengali Kalikata, formerly Calcutta, city, capital of West Bengal state, and former capital (1772–1911) of British India. It is one of India’s largest cities and one of its major ports.
Which city is called heart of India?
Delhi: The heart of India.
Why is Madras called Chennai?
Post-Independence, Madras became the capital city of the State of Tamil Nadu. Madras was rechristened in 1998 as Chennai (from Chennapatnam, which was a nearby town named by Damarla Venkatadri Nayaka in honour of his father, Damarla Chennappa Nayakudu) when some other Indian cities were also being renamed.