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Tiruchi: The services rendered by the late V. Muthuvelan, founder, Tiruchi District Consumers Movement, in the cause of upholding consumer rights were recalled by speakers at a memorial meeting organised in connection with International Consumers Day here recently.

Muthuvelan had dedicated a major portion of his life for protecting consumer rights for over 25 years between 1974 and 1999.

Awards

He had bagged the Union government’s awards for best consumer activist for three years and also the State government Malcolm Adiseshiah Award, speakers recalled.

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