Seen in the picture below is
a portrait of Chhatrapati Shivaji displayed at the well known
in the George Town area of Chennai.
Also seen below, is a plaque narrating this historic
incident. Emperor Shivaji's conquest of South India brought him
as far as Gingee (Senji) and Vellore.
Kalikambal temple in
North Madras is one of the historic landmarks of the
city of Chennai. It is visited by thousands. Originally located
near the seashore, it was relocated to its current location in
Thambu Chetty Street during the British rule in 1640. Emperor
Shivaji is said to have stayed in the nearby Armenian Street
during his visit to Chennai.
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