Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Chennai / Madras 2: British Public Buildings: Photo 32
The Ripon Building or city hall opened in 1913. It's named for the viceroy of the time, who believed that self-government wasn't a bad thing. Remembered as the father of self-government in India, there was little mourning among the British when he left India. Kipling in particular wrote some unkind words.
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