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He also wanted to known the status of many desalination projects announced since 2013 at a total cost of over Rs 25,000 crore.
Velumani apprised the Union minister that the funds were needed by the Tamil Nadu government to carry out welfare schemes for rural development and to improve the quality of life of rural people.
Meanwhile, DMK president MK Stalin, in a statement, raised the same demand and sought removal of the minister from the Cabinet.
The minister has been accused of unlawfully awarding government contracts related to various municipalities and corporations to firms run by his relatives and close aides.