Stop discharging industrial effluents: villagers

STIR:Farmers who staged a demonstration in Tuticorin on Monday. — Photo: N. Rajesh.

Intervention of the district administration is needed, say farmers

Tuticorin: A group of villagers attached to Sernthapoomangalam and its surroundings approached the Collectorate here on Monday demanding for the intervention of the district administration to stop discharging the industrial effluents into their farm lands from industries. K.S.V. Subramanian, president, Authoorkulam Farmers’ Club, Keeranur, Tiruchendur taluk, said that the lives of over 3,000 families from 16 villages who solely depend on agriculture were being affected. A petition to this effect was submitted.

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