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1) 'Madras' came from 'Madrasa'! : Famous Jang reporter and columnist Nusrat Javed wrote that while he
was in Tamilnadu he was asked by a Muslim there not to call the
capital city Chennai but Madras. He was told that the city was once
named after a Muslim seminary located there, Madrasatul Islam, which
the British had accepted as Madras.