Chengalpattu, previously known as Chingleput is a town and the headquarters of Chengalpattu district of the state Tamil Nadu, India. It was split up from Kanchipuram district. It is the headquarters of the district and is 56 kilometres (35 mi) away from the state capital, Chennai on the National Highway 45. Chengalpattu Railway Station, technically known as CGL, is one of the major railway junctions of the Southern Railway and is a nationally important halt.
Starting wee hours of Friday, the 12-day lockdown (June 19th-30th) has come into effect in Chennai and parts of its adjoining districts such as Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu. By deploying.. DNA - Published