Fishing village declares holiday for clean-up drive; divers from community join exercise
People forced to risk lives or take a five-km detour to access crematorium & hospitals
DMK's TM Thaniyarasu, who was recently lauded for his effort in saving at least 60 residents from the building collapse in Tiruvottiyur, won in ward 10 in Tiruvottiyur.
A Congress member who contested as an independent from ward 23 in Tiruvottiyur won by a margin of more than 1,500 votes.
Projects to provide drinking water connection and underground sewage were initiated in the 14 wards under the zone more than two decades ago.
They will receive a sustenance package of Rs 24,000 to find interim accommodation, according to senior Urban Habitat Board officials.
Chief Minister M K Stalin inspected the areas of Manali and Tiruvottiyur that were inundated after the water release from the Poondi reservoir and interacted with the residents on Saturday.