Madras Week celebrations get more interesting with the Madras Quiz supported by Murugappa Group

 
Over 300 people participated in this largest Open Quiz on Chennai

Chennai, 28th August 2016:  The open quiz format of the ever-popular Madras Quiz received more support this year as the event moved to a new venue, the AMM Matriculation School in Kotturpuram, Chennai. With over 300 people participating and shouting out answers to the audience questions, and with 6 teams moving to the finals, the Madras Week Celebrations became even more colourful. At the end of the one-and-a-half-hour grand finale, the team ‘Silvandusikkumaanasiruththaisikkaathu’(Ramaswamy and Sylvan Patrick) emerged championsafter maintaining a steady lead. The all-women team ‘Pachchaiammas’ (Sushi Natraj&Usha Kumar), and ‘Cogan & Day’ (Kartik&Arun Prasad) were the runners-up. Several members of the audience also won prizes for the various questions asked by the Quizmaster Dr Sumanth C Raman. The prizes were distributed by MrSanjay Chandran, Business Head, Murugappa Morgan Thermal Ceramics Ltd, a part of Murugappa Group.

The programme was attended, among others, by students, parents, corporate executives and various quizzing enthusiasts and members of the media.

About Murugappa Group

Founded in 1900, the INR 295 Billion Murugappa Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. The Group has 28 businesses including nine listed Companies traded in NSE & BSE. Headquartered in Chennai, the major Companies of the Group include Carborundum Universal Ltd., Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Ltd., Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd., Coromandel International Ltd., Coromandel Engineering Company Ltd., E.I.D. Parry (India) Ltd., Parry Agro Industries Ltd., Parry Sugar industries Ltd, Shanthi Gears Ltd., Tube Investments of India Ltd., and Wendt (India) Ltd.

Market leaders in served segments including Abrasives, Auto Components, Transmission systems, Cycles, Sugar, Farm Inputs, Fertilisers, Plantations, Bio-products and Nutraceuticals, the Group has forged strong alliances with leading international companies such as Groupe Chimique Tunisien, Foskor, Mitsui Sumitomo, Morgan Advanced Materials, Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM), Yanmar & Co. and Compagnie Des Phosphat De Gafsa (CPG). The Group has a wide geographical presence all over India and spanning 6 continents.

Renowned brands like BSA, Hercules, Montra, Ladybird, Mach City, Ballmaster, Ajax, Parry’s, Chola, Gromor, Shanthi Gears and Paramfos are from the Murugappa stable. The Group fosters an environment of professionalism and has a workforce of over 32,000 employees. For more details, visit www.murugappa.com

For further information, please contact:

R. V. Prasad

Murugappa Group

9840120590/prasadrv@corp.murugappa.com

Vinod Kumar

Ogilvy PR

9840126179 /vinod.kumar@ogilvy.com