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Chennai was formerly a fishing village called by the name of Madraspatnam

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Chennai was once known as Madraspatnam, a fishing community. The East India Company afterwards built Fort St. George, the first major English colony in India. As a result, Chennai became the first British colony on Indian soil.

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