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Anna Nagar is a neighbourhood in the metropolitan city of Chennai, India. This area is named after the Tamil leader C. N. Annadurai. This area is in the north-western part of Chennai and forms a part of the Aminjikarai taluk. It is one of the prime residential areas in Chennai.One of the primary landmarks in Anna Nagar is the Anna Nagar Tower, built in 1968 as part of the World Trade Fair.

Anna Nagar originated as a suburban village called Naduvakkarai. It was called Mullam Village and is still referred to like that by the Land and revenue department for all official purposes.The Anna Nagar Tower is a 138 feet (42 m) tall tower built for the 1968 World Trade Fair, by B. S. Abdur Rahman.

The Anna Nagar railway station was inaugurated in the year 2003. It is on the Thirumangalam road, a road that connects Anna Nagar West with Villivakkam area of Chennai.

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