The former judge of the Supreme Court, V.R. Krishna Iyer, has written to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi to send a few experts to Kochi to educate the people on rainwater harvesting.
In a fax message to Mr. Karunanidhi, Mr. Iyer pointed out that tanks and lakes were being thoughtlessly filled up in Kochi. Since Tamil Nadu had, under Mr. Karunanidhi's rule, become a model for rainwater harvesting policy initiative, Mr. Iyer urged him to send a few technicians to Kochi. Mr. Iyer, in another fax message to Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan stressed the need for launching a campaign for rainwater harvesting in the State.
He said such an initiative was being launched in Kochi and wanted the Chief Minister to ask the Ernakulam Collector to support it.
Keywords: The art of rainwater harvesting