How Jayalalithaa made Chennai the Detroit of India
The setting up of Ford's first factory in India near Chennai in 1995, when Jayalalithaa was in power, marked the arrival of the city as an auto hub
New Delhi: While India was still shaking off the lethargy of licence/permit raj in the mid-nineties, one lady helped build the Detroit of India in Chennai, bringing the world’s top automobile brands to the capital of Tamil Nadu.
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