The new column ‘Whither Road’ on this page provides readers an opportunity to draw the attention of the authorities to the poor condition of roads in their areas.

Readers are invited to send in tips and information on damaged or unrepaired roads in their locality. The information will be followed up, if found suitable, and a report on the subject will be featured in this column.

Readers can e-mail their suggestions and information to

The mailing address is: Co-ordinator (Editorial),

The Hindu, NH Bypass Road, Vyttila, Kochi 682019.