() is a residential locality situated at southern part of Chennai
. It was established in 1964. At the heart of this colony, stands the Ashoka Pillar
. This four lion head stump, resembles the one erected by king Ashoka
during the 3rd Century BC at Sanchi
To promote this sub urban locality, the Tamil Nadu Housing Board constructed flats during 70s for Middle Income Group. The next major infrastructure was shopping complex constructed near Pillar in 1974. Banks, Ration shop, Grocery stores, urban development office were started functioning here. Followed by it was inauguration of Anna Community hall and sports club. In late 80s Udhayam Theatre complex and ESI hospital emerged. More government schools and additional transport facilities added credits to this colony and now Ashok Nagar established as well connected sub urban with great institutions, commercials, banks, luxury flats, bungalows, parks, hotels, restaurants, worship places, entertainment halls and more.
Ashok Nagar is located west of Mambalam
, Tamil Nadu
.It is surrounded by KK Nagar on the West, Vadapalani on the North and Saidapet on the South.
<br>Anna International Airport
: 8 km, Egmore
/ Chennai Central
stations: 12 km. <br>Mambalam
sub-urban train station: 3 km., Koyambedu bus terminus
: 5 km. <br>Anna Nagar Round Tana
: 9 km., Gemini Flyover
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