๐Ÿคณ Closure of selfie point upsets visitors

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The Namma Chennai selfie point has been closed due to Metro construction.

What is it? The typographical work is opposite Queen Mary’s college. It has “Namma Chennai” written in a mix of Tamil and English. It has become a key attraction of Marina beach since it was opened last January. It’s 28 feet wide and 10 feet tall and cost โ‚น22 lakhs to build.

  • Many visitors hoping to take selfies in front of it were disappointed to find it was closed. Iron fences were put in front of it making it inaccessible.
  • The selfie point will be closed for six years. That’s when the next phase of the Metro is expected to be completed.

Public menace: The landmark was in the news recently since it was defaced by some people. A police complaint was filed after a public uproar.

(Image credits: Meghanath Reddy Jโ€™sย Twitter Post)

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