<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a major municipality
in Thiruvallur district
in the state of Tamil Nadu
. It is an industrial area north-west of Chennai
. Though considered a part of Chennai for all practical purposes, Ambattur technically belongs to the Tiruvallur district. Closer to Padi
, Ambattur is a fast developing residential localé of Chennai. It covers an area of 45 km².
Location in Context
Ambattur comes under the new Sriperumbudur parliamentary constituency. It was previously under the North Chennai parliamentary constituency and along with Villivakkam, it was the largest assembly constituency in India. The delimitation
process of assembly constituencies has given Ambattur a new identity of its own. Constituency no : 8, Tamil Nadu. Once a major panchayat, Ambattur was made a township in the 1960s and a selection grade municipality from April 1975. In May 1992, it was raised to special grade municipality. It is a municipality as of now. It is divided into 52 wards. Ambattur Municipality includes Padi
, Anna Nagar
Western Extension, Mogappair
and Ambattur Industrial Estate areas.
Ambattur shall come under Chennai Corporation from 2011 as per a government G.O.
On Jun 15,2011,the Hon.Chief Minister Of Tamilnadu submitted a memorandum to the Hon.Prime Minister of India,to expand the city limits of Chennai by which the Ambattur... Read More