Pallavaram Market is one of the famous markets of Chennai. Many traders from outside districts also engage in business in this market. Some traders come here on Fridays to collect their produce and sell it in the market. Many already own shops. But they come here on Fridays to do extra business. Currently, the road running parallel to Current South Road has a weekly market on Fridays from 4 am to 11 pm.
Poor people's supermarket: Pallavaram friday Market is a supermarket for common people as all kinds of products are available at cheap prices. All kinds of products are available in this market. From home cooking items, vegetables to electronics to antiques and idols are available here.
Why is this market held on Friday? - Many people may have this question. During the rule of Nawab of Arcot in tamil Nadu, friday weekly market came into existence. They also had some palaces in madras (Chennai). friday used to be a feast day for the Nawabs. Thus, they bought large quantities of cattle and meat on Fridays. This effectively increased the sales and the seller's economy during those days. Since then, this market is open only on Fridays.
It is no exaggeration to say that this Pallavaram market with interesting products offers a great shopping experience to all who visit there.