Besant Nagar, Chennai
Besant Nagar, Chennai
Besant Nagar is a locality in Chennai, named after the famous theosophist Annie Besant. The area was developed by the Tamil Nadu Housing Board (TNHB) in late 1970s and early 1980s. It is surrounded by Raja Annamalaipuram, Mandaveli, Adyar, Thiruvanmiyur, Elliots Beach and adjoins the Theosophical Society.
Besant Nagar is a well-known residential area and has been home to a number of eminent personalities such as Annie Besant and Viswanathan ( Chess Grandmaster). The Varasiddhi Vinayaka Temple, Ashtalakshmi Temple, Arupadai Murugan Kovil, shwarar Temple and Velankanni Church are some of the famous places of worship in Besant Nagar. < /p>
Besant Nagar is well-connected to other major locations via road, rail and public transport. Many buses originating from Central and Broadway Bus Terminal pass through Besant Nagar. The Pazhavanthangal Railway Station is 10.8 kilometers whereas the Central Railway Station is 13.3 kilometers from Besanat Nagar. The International Airport is located at a distance of 13.1 kilometers via the Tiruchi Highway.
L V R Matric Sr. Sec. School, Vidya Vinaya Vinoda Higher Secondary School, Little Millennium, Anna High School, Maharaji College of Pharmacy and Besant Theosophical Higher Secondary School are some of the famous educational institutions in Besant Nagar.
Hospitals and Banks
The locality houses many good hospitals such as Santhosh Hospital, Elite Asian Hospital, M. N. Eye Hospital, Balaji Nursing Home, Impcops Hospital and Sivasundar Hospital.Several major banks have set up their branches in this area. These include HDFC Bank, Andhra Bank, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Canara Bank, Overseas Bank, Corporation Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank.
Real Estate in Besant Nagar
The property prices in Besant Nagar are rising due to well-developed infrastructure and smooth connectivity. The locality offers the perfect blend of commercial and residential real estate properties. Akshaya, Group, Builders, Kgeyes Residency and Sumanth are some of the prominent builders here who have come up with good residential projects and commercial buildings in Besant Nagar. Ongoing real estate projects in Besant Nagar are Sai Sagar by Devinarayan, Kgeyes Madura by Kgeyes Residency, Kanakadhara by Builders, Sreshta Avanthika and Sreshta Raga by Sumanth.The average real estate price in Besant Nagar is Rs. 5,500 per sq. ft. with unit sizes ranging from 1,170 sq. ft. to 3,576 sq. ft.