Though located in Kerala’s Idukki district, the Mullaperiyar dam is operated and maintained by TN, where five districts rely on it to meet drinking and irrigation needs.
But he denied reports that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan criticised the move to enter into an electoral understanding with the Congress in the coming general election.
The death toll due to the heavy rains and landslides in Kerala mounted to 21, according to the State's Information and Public Relations Department on Sunday, October 17, 2021.
The chief minister’s remarks against the senior officers came in the backdrop of allegations against IPS officers for their perceived link with alleged fraudster Monson Mavunkal, who is behind bars.
Saseendran, former transport minister, had resigned in the wake of sleaze talk allegations against him.
Stating that he won't align with any political party in Tamil Nadu, Kamal Haasan told the media that he would be on his own politically.