Staff Reporter

KASARAGOD: The disposal of garbage from Kasaragod municipality was affected on Tuesday. Residents of Kelugudde, near the town where the garbage is being dumped, blocked trucks carrying garbage on Monday. They said the drinking water was being contaminated. The district administration had said at a discussion held six months ago that steps would be taken to shift the dumping location, the residents said. The administration is learnt to have said that the municipality should resolve the issue. The district administration said it would examine if the decisions of the discussion had been implemented.