The Vijaynagar Empire was a prominent dynasty in South India. For administrative ease they appointed chieftains called Nayaks to rule various regions of the province independently
CI0 ANC AUS In 1639, when the British East India Company arrived in the area to establish a factory. Darmala Venkatadri Nayaka, a Telugu king and a powerful chieftain who was in charge of the area, gave the British a piece of land located between the Cooum River and the Egmore River.
This small settlement of the British gradually drevw the attention of other East India traders such as the Portuguese and the Dutch who joined the settlement. By 1649, Fort St. George had 19,000 residents.
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Madras Day is a festival organized to commemorate the founding of the city of Madras in Tamil Nadu, India. It is celebrated on 22 August every year