Ranganathan Street

Ranganathan Street, T.Nagar – Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Ranganathan Street is a major commercial street in the neighborhood of T. Nagar, located in Chennai. The street houses several commercial establishments, primarily those involved in the clothing and jewelry industry. It has often been referred to as the most crowded street in Chennai. What is presently known as Ranganathan Street ought to have been Rangaswamy Iyengar Street after the first resident of that street. It was the usual practice then to name streets after the first resident irrespective of their class, caste or contribution. Tupil Rangaswamy Iyengar, a retired Civil Servant of the erstwhile Madras Presidency, built his house…