Nearly one lakh people attended the Velankanni car festival in Besant Nagar on Tuesday. The car started from the church around 8 p.m. and devotees thronged the shrine from 4 p.m. MTC ran 45 additional bus services, which began from Tuesday afternoon.
Updated: September 8, 2010 02:16 IST
One lakh attend car festival
Madras by day, by night and by song
One of the first film songs on Madras city portrayed it as a city of vices. Many themes have emerged since, showing on screen the varied hues of the city, the latest being ‘The Madras Song’