A commuter looking out from a suburban train in Chennai.
Note the Corona related message in Hindi. Strange are the ways of the Government departments. 90% of the people in Chennai can not read and understand Hindi. Total waste of resources in trying to communicate an important message.
It is sunrise and already it is time for this group of family and friends to hydrate their pet on Elliot’s beach. North India is experiencing a heatwave. Chennai is not far behind, though we had a respite for 2 or 3 days.
A juvenile Shikra ( also called Banded Goshawk- a kind of raptor) (Tamil: வல்லூறு) has been hovering around in our park in the last few days. From the looks it appears to be injured and may need attention.
Madras (Now Chennai) had a strong presence of rich Armenians, most of them in business. To cater to their need, the Armenian Church of the Virgin Mary was constructed in 1712. This was rebuilt in 1772. The structure still stands on Armenian Street but is in need of restoration.