I was on the 25th Chennai Photo Walk and we were walking past the Annamalai Mandram, in front of which is the statue of the famous banker/philanthropist, Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar
photographed here with an alert citizen in front :)….
and when I looked at the plaque, I realized that the king of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore, Jayachamaraja Wodeyar had been the Governor of the erstwhile Madras Presidency, and had actually unveiled this statue in 1954!
It’s only now that we have Andhra and Karnataka and Tamil Nadu…we were all brothers, not so long ago! ⊕