Guindy / கிண்டி
Guindy is one of the important neighborhoods of Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India. The Kathipara junction where Anna Salai, Mount-Poonamallee Road, Inner Ring Road, 100 Feet Road or Jawaharlal Nehru Road, and GST Road meet here. It is one of the important nodal points of road traffic in the metropolitan area. This junction serves as the entry point to the city limits from the suburbs. It is surrounded by Saidapet in the north, Kotturpuram and Adyar towards the east, Velachery in the south and Adambakkam and St. Thomas Mount in the west. Guindy is home to many important landmarks in the city, the most famous amongst them being the Guindy National Park — the only National Park in the country within city limits. It also serves as a main hub for several small and medium scale industries (Guindy Thiru Vi Ka Estate). Transportation to/ from the neighborhood is catered by Guindy railway station and Guindy metro station.
The Anna Centenary Library (ACL) is an established state library of the Government of Tamil Nadu. It is located at Kotturpuram, Chennai. It is built at a cost of ₹172 crores (₹1,720 million). It is named after a former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, C. N. Annadurai. It was opened by the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M. Karunanidhi. The average number of persons who visited the library between January and October 2011 is around 26,500, compared to the monthly average of 20,000 in 2010.