Corporation Mayor V. V. Rajan Chellappa on Wednesday reviewed the arrangements being made for Chithirai festival.

He visited the spot where Lord Kallazhagar would enter the Vaigai River, on April 25, and urged the officials to expedite the works.

According to a press release, a makeshift bridge made of sandbags will be coming up there and pandals will be erected for the convenience of devotees. R. Nandhagopal, Corporation Commissioner, A. Mathuram, City Engineer in-charge, Yasodha Mani, City Health Officer and councillors were present during the inspection.

The corporation authorities also had another review meeting to ensure uninterrupted drinking water supply for Wards 29, 30, 31 and 32.

Water tanker lorries will fetch water from the filling station at Mangalakkudi and supply to Masthanpatti, Melamadai, Thasildhar Nagar and Vandiyur.

In places where there is water scarcity, special water tanks will be set up for the benefit of residents. The City Engineer has instructed officials to operate more water tanker lorries to different places. He also directed the corporation staff to remove unauthorised water connections. Engineers were told not to sanction new water connections for the next three months.

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