It is reliably learnt that no funds have been allocated for the preservation or restoration of these jetties, at least in the ongoing phase of the restoration project.
The Langs garden park was constructed after evicting and relocating close to 500 families who had lived on the banks of the river.
Though the city’s four reservoirs will go bereft of water by this month end, this is the apt time for the State government to improve the conditions of such tanks for future rains.
In Anaikattucheri, through which the river once flowed, sand mining has taken huge toll.
Officials said that the shops were spared as they moved court when the eviction drive along Cooum began.
The plan involved the construction of11 maintenance ways, 22 walkways, 17 cycle tracks and 24 parks after displacing thousands of slum dwellers under disaster management.
The judges also issued notices to NGT and to Jawahar Shanmugam, a social activist, one of the petitioners, who had obtained the orders from NGT.
In November 2018, Sandhya had approached an All-Woman Police Station in Thoothukudi to file a domestic violence complaint against her husband, Balakrishnan.
The carcasses were sent to the Madras Veterinary College in Vepery for post-mortem after informing the local police.
0ver 50 families are left waiting in rain and sun at Navalar Nedunchezhian Nagar as officials check the veracity of their claims of being entitled to a house at their own pace.
State Human Rights Commission seeks report on families evicted under Integrated Cooum River Eco-Restoration Plan
The commission has given four weeks’ time to the Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development to submit the report.