Staff Reporter

ERODE: Congress Members of the Legislative Assembly R. M. Palanichamy and Vidiyal S. Sekar on Tuesday sent goods worth Rs. 3 lakh to the party headquarters in Chennai to be sent to Sri Lankan Tamils. The MLAs along with other Congress members had a few days ago collected sarees, dhoties, bedsheets, bed spreads, ready made garments and footwear to be sent to Tamils caught in the war in the island nation.

Mr. Palanichamy said the goods would be sent to Satyamurty Bhavan and from there to the Tamils.

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He said the goods, sent in 18 bundles, were only the first consignment from Erode and more would follow.