The Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) opened a special pandal for supplying drinking water to the public at Ayyappa nagar in K. K. Nagar area here on Thursday. The secretary of the urban district unit of the party, Vijayarajan inaugurated the facility.

The DMDK's gesture follows the direction of the party founder Vijayakanth to set up facilities for the supply of drinking water and butter milk to the people to quench their thirst during the summer months.

A large number of party cadre who were present on the occasion distributed water melon pieces along with water and butter milk to the people. The facility has been set up by the Ponamalai unit of the party. It may be mentioned here that on the direction of the Chief Minister , the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam units have opened similar facility in various parts of the district.