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Stalin expects to resolve water stagnation issue in Chennai before next rainy season

- December 31, 2021

Chennai, Dec 31 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin has said that the government is confident of resolving the water stagnation issue of Chennai city before the next rainy season.

Stalin while speaking to reporters after inspecting the waterlogged areas of Chennai on Friday said, “ Those who were in power for the past ten years have destroyed everything and I don’t want to speak on that now. We have been engaging ourselves in setting right the stagnation of water and we have the confidence that it can be achieved ahead of the next rainy season. Works are taking place in this regard.”

He said that on Thursday alone various parts of the city received more than 20 cm of rain and official system was working hard to resolve this.

The Chief Minister also said that the state government would convey to the Union government for installing modern weather prediction equipment to get a more accurate reading of the weather.

M.K.Stalin visited Seethammal colony, Thiruvamala Pillai Road, Dr. Giriappa Road, and other areas of the city on Friday while on Thursday night immediately after the rains he visited the ongoing relief work at Poonamalle road, Periamedu  Sydenhams Road, and Prakasam Road junction at Parry’s corner.

Chief Minister was accompanied by his cabinet colleagues K.N. Nehru, Senthil Balaji, and P.K. Sekhar Babu along with senior officials including Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) Chairman, Gagan Singh Bedi, City police commissioner Shankar Jiwal during his visits to the rain-affected areas.