BJP has demanded extension of 3 G services to Mayiladuthurai to accommodate over 50,000 BSNL users in the area. Pitching its demand for 3 G services and condemning the Union Telecom Ministry for allegedly denying services to Mayiladuthurai, the BJP has called for introduction of the services that has already been extended to the adjoining areas in the region.

In a release here, K.Rajendran, National Council Member, BJP, Mayiladuthurai, has said that while the service was expanded and upgraded to adjacent towns like Chidambaram, and Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai has been neglected.

There were over 100 educational institutions in the area along with engineering and arts and science colleges.