The Bharathiya Kisan Sangam has urged the State government to take steps to prevent the pollution caused to the River Cauvery owing to the discharge of sewage in the city. A resolution adopted at a meeting of office bearers of the association here recently, pointed out that sewage was flowing into the river in various places in the city, especially near Mela Chinthamani. The association threatened to launch an agitation if the Tiruchi Corporation failed to initiate steps to stop the pollution immediately.

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