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Karanodai
suburb
Karanodai
Karanodai
Location in Chennai, India
Karanodai
Karanodai
Karanodai (Tamil Nadu)
Karanodai
Karanodai
Karanodai (India)
Coordinates: 13°14′11″N 80°09′41″E / 13.2363°N 80.1613°E / 13.2363; 80.1613Coordinates: 13°14′11″N 80°09′41″E / 13.2363°N 80.1613°E / 13.2363; 80.1613
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictThiruvallur District
MetroChennai
Named forLot of Streams(Odai yin karanamaga vanthathal)
TalukasPonneri Taluk
Government
 • BodyCMDA
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
600067
Planning agencyCMDA

Karanodai is a northern suburb of Chennai, India located 7 km north of Redhills on GNT Road connecting Chennai with Andhra Pradesh. The village is bounded on north side by Kosasthalaiyar River, also known as Kortalaiyar, which is one of the three rivers that flow in the Chennai metropolitan area. Surrounded by nearby villages like Authur, Sothuperumbedu, Sholavaram, Orakkadu, Nerkundram.

Schools

  • Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
  • Government Higher Secondary School, Sholavaram.

Theatres

  • Gopalakrishna Theatre.

Banks

  • Canara Bank
  • Pallavan Grama Bank
  • Lakshmi Vilas bank.
  • IDBI Bank

Karanodai Bridge

Built by the British Engineers this is one of the oldest bridge in the Chennai region which is on Chennai-Kolkata National Highway 5 connecting Chennai and Northern parts of India. Residents of Karanodai recalled the existing facility came up after the 125-year-old Karanodai bridge became dysfunctional fifteen years ago when its three spans were washed away by heavy flows in the river,caused due to the monsoon rains. A few two-wheelers continued to use it until the facility completely collapsed in December 2007.

Bridge
Bridge

Transport Facility

57F High Court Karanodai Beach R.S, Stanley, Mint, Basin Bridge, Vyasarpadi, Moolakadai, Puzhal, Red hills

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