Muthupet was once, a favourite wintering ground for more than a hundred species of migratory water birds, including the Grey Pelican, Greater Flamingo, Terns and Teals.
According to Musiri fire official Muniyandi, all four people had entered the river without realising that the portion of the river was 12ft deep with strong currents.
Also requests Centre to include TN in Atal Bhujal Yojana since it is a water-deficient State
A resolution to this effect moved by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was unanimously adopted by the House.
The Centre has rejected a second mini hydel project on Cauvery river which was falling in the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary in Mandya district.
With Tamil Nadu's Cauvery river water sharing row with Karnataka hotting up, there were speculations that a few IPL matches of the present season might be shifted to Kerala.
Tamil film fraternity launches hunger strike for Cauvery Management Board; Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan join
Joining the growing chorus for Cauvery Management Board, the Tamil film industry today jumped into protests by observing a one-day fast at Valluvarkottam in Chennai.
The Opposition leaders were kept in the dark over a secret plan to stage a demonstration at Valluvar Kottam on Sunday morning, soon after the all-party meeting.
Though the Supreme Court recently awarded 14.75 tmcft more water to Karnataka in its verdict to resolve the Cauvery river water dispute, leaders in Karnataka opine that the state deserved more.
The CM went on to add that the verdict ensured the Union Territory would continue to receive seven tmcft for Karaikal region lying at the tail-end of the river basin.