The Forest department is contemplating a takeover of some water tanks around the Pallikarnai marshland to better sustain the water network.
The cards meant for distribution to the owners had not been apparently delivered by the post office concerned, the officials said.
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EPS visited Nagapattinam and Tiruvarur districts on Saturday to campaign for Lok Sabha elections.
When contacted, Revenue Divisional Officer Murugadas told Express that the cash had been deposited with the nodal officer.
Vedha submitted that the ECI has no power to cancel the by-election without consulting with the Central Government and sought for a direction to quash the cancellation order.
Madras HC asks if Election Commission had discussed with Centre before postponing Tiruvar by-election
The bypoll for the Tiruvar constituency which was scheduled to be held on January 28 was postponed by the Election Commission.
Stalin begins his 'grama sabha' meetings, accuses Election Commission of India of acting at behest of Centre
The bye-poll to the Tiruvarur constituency, vacant since the death of Stalin's father M Karunanidhi, the late DMK chief, on August 7, 2018, was rescinded on Monday.
The commission also revealed that Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan had, on Dec 3, urged it not to hold the bypoll till April citing the ongoing relief works.
Various political parties were asking the election commission not to conduct the bypolls now since the restoration and rehabilitation works are going on Thiruvarur.
The by-election was necessitated by the death of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi.
Already, the Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan had sought permission from EC to continue the issue of relief materials to people affected by the cyclone in Tiruvarur constituency.
The CEO has sought a report from the Returning Officer of Tiruvarur to give his ‘assessment’ about the situation prevailing there.
DMK, which is fighting to retain a seat held by its late party patriarch M Karunanidhi, has chosen its Tiruvarur district secretary ‘Poondi’ Kalaivanan as the candidate.
Kalaivanan was DMK's Tiruvarur district secretary since 2007, who was elected to the post soon after the murder of his brother 'Poondi' K Kalaiselvam, who had held the post.