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Periyar Dam is one of the oldest dam structures in India.
Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram districts depend on the Vaigai to meet drinking water and irrigation needs.
Tamil Nadu, which owns and operates the dam in Thekkady of Kerala, on Tuesday termed the panel’s act contempt of court.
Official sources told Express that as per the Supreme Court order both Kerala and Tamil Nadu have to prepare two separate sub-committees.
Discharge from the dam was enhanced to 1,960 cusecs on Monday morning, out of which 1,400 cusecs of water was via penstock pipes and 500 cusecs via Erachil Palam.
District Collector K Muhammed Y Safirulla on Saturday issued orders to restart the various irrigation projects in the district.
However, the speed with which the rebuilding work is being carried out at Aluva Manappuram shows how resilient humans are.
Dravidar Kazhagam local functionary K Shanmugam removed the slippers and found that the statue was also damaged with stones.
TNCC president S Thirunavukkarasar led his party members in paying homage to the late leader.
The miscreant, who came on a two-wheeler, hurled his chappal at the statue and shouted slogan near Simpson junction at Chennai's Anna Salai.
Periyar's 140th birth anniversary: Activists recall the social reformer who was always open to criticism
Despite the limitations of his Dravidian project, it provided a platform for members from any oppressed community, to come together in a broad identity that was fluid.
The 30-ft suspension bridge was a vital link for the 220 families of Porukanni till it disappeared in the deluge on August 17.
Nature is playing cruel games with people residing on the Periyar's banks.
Ernakulam district is famous for its beaches, mainly Cherai, Fort Kochi and Vypeen.
Though the water level in the Periyar is ebbing at an alarming rate, the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) said under the present circumstances the water pumping will not be hit.