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Celebrating 379 Years of Madras –
A place we call home, a city we love, cherish and have grown with!

Founded on 22nd August 1639, Madras is home to millions of people, making it the sixth-largest city in India by population. This August, the Murugappa Group celebrates Madras’ 379th Birthday with a few special events dedicated to the eternal history, distinct culture and pure traditions that our beloved city has come to be known for.

A series of messages and memories from Madras …

Relive these memories and share them with everybody who’s
ever been to this magical city!

Together, let’s celebrate 379 years of Madras! #CelebratingMadras

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The Murugappa Madras Quotient (MMQ) Quiz

Your favourite quiz about your favourite city is back with its 8th edition and here is your chance to win name, fame & fortune for you and your school!

Get ready as renowned Quizmaster Dr. Navin Jayakumar, takes you on a quest to test your love for the city of Madras! Fun questions, innovative rounds, nail-biting finishes and much more await you at this year’s quiz.

Date: Saturday, 1st September 2018 Time: 1.00 p.m. onwards Venue: St. Bede’s Auditorium, No: 37, Santhome High Road, Santhome, Chennai – 600004

The Madras Quiz

The biggest open quiz on Madras, the Madras Quiz, is back with a bang on 19th August this year!

Hosted each year by The Murugappa Group in association with the Quiz Foundation of India, the quiz is open to quizzing enthusiasts from various age groups and will be conducted by Ace quizmaster, Dr. Sumath C Raman. Get set for a an afternoon filled with loads of fun and knowledge on Namma Madras!


On the eve of the 379th birthday of the city of Madras, come relive the memories of ‘The Madras Song.’ Launched in 2015 by the Murugappa Group as a tribute to the spirit and beauty of our city. Over the years it has been loved, cherished and shared for the nostalgia and memories it evokes about Madras.

Madras Open Quiz

19th August 2018

Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz

1st September 2018