Tirunelveli: Water released for ‘kar’ paddy

TIRUNELVELI: Water for ‘kar’ paddy cultivation was released from Manimuthar Dam in the district on Saturday.

In the presence of District Collector M. Jayaraman, Speaker R. Avudaiyappan released the water.

Till August 13

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Avudaiyappan said a total of 2,586 acres of wetland in Ayansingampatti, Zamin Singampatti, Vairaavikulam, Paappaankulam, Ermaalpuram and South Kallidaikurichi would be benefited by the release of water which would be sustained till August 13.

The Cheranmahadevi Sub-Collector, K. Veeraraghava Rao, was present on the occasion.

From THE HINDU

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