The Kamraj Memorial House Chennai is a storehouse of information on India after its independence. Situated in T.Nagar of Chennai, this house was built in memory of the former Chief Minister of Chennai, Kamraj. Inaugurated by M.G Ramchandran, this house also tells us the life story of Kamraj.
The Kamraj Memorial House is in T. Nagar in Chennai.
- Air: Nearest airport is Chennai which connect to the major cities.
- Rail: Chennai is the nearest railway station.
The Kamraj Memorial House in Chennai houses important photographs and documents that give a fine idea about the Chief Minister’s life. The library has a good collection of books like the ‘Lok Sabha Debates’, ‘100 Modern Lives’, ‘Churchill’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’.
The Kamraj House is visited by a number of tourists looking forward to know more about India’s political history and the former chief minister’s life. One can also get to see rare photographs of the Minister with dignitaries such as Jawaharlal Nehru, Sarojini Naidu, Sathyamurthy, Dr S. Radhakrishnan, Rajendra Prasad, Indira Gandhi, Periyar, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Ramachandran, Govind Vallabh Pant and Martin Luther King.
The dining hall of the Kamraj House is adorned with such photographs of Kamraj’s life and events.
Kamraj brought about a number of changes like introducing the Mid Day Meal Scheme and even eradicated literacy to some extent by introducing free education till the eleventh standard. Kamraj was known to have a humble lifestyle but the second floor of the House shows his extensive collection of shawls.
The Kamraj Memorial House is a must visit attraction for all you history lovers who wish to know more about this great politician of the country.