Art, tradition, community and environmental responsibility — this heady mix came alive in Chennai recently, when the first ever India Quilt Festival showcased the practice of quilting and its many forms. Citizen Matters in conversation with one of the organizers of the festival.
Every winter, hundreds of birds arrive in Chennai and set up haunts around its marshlands and waterbodies. An avid bird watcher shares his insights on the trends, habits and the observations this year.
How will the ongoing pedestrianisation project in T Nagar under the Chennai Smart City mission impact the area and the lives of residents and visitors? Will it address the current concerns shared by citizens and traders? Can it hold lessons for other neighbourhoods?