MLA distributes freebies

Students of Rani Anna Government College for Women at Pettai celebrated ‘Samaththuva Pongal’ on the college premises on Friday.

Minister for Higher Education, P. Palaniappan, who was returning towards Tirunelveli after participating in Manonmaniam Sundaranar University’s 20th convocation, joined the ‘Pongal’ celebrations along with Tirunelveli MLA Nainar Nagenthran and Sankarankovil MLA S. Muthuselvi.

Similar celebrations were conducted in a good number of schools and colleges across Palayamkottai and Tirunelveli.

Nanguneri MLA A. Narayanan distributed the priceless mixies, grinders and table fans to beneficiaries at functions held at three places in the district recently.

At the function held at Chinthaamani, he distributed the freebies to 120 beneficiaries and 341 persons received free electrical appliances from Mr. Narayanan at the function held at Vadakarai under Padmaneri village panchayat.

A total of 181 Madam Alangulam villagers under Puliyoorkurichi village pancahayat received freebie from Mr. Narayanan.

Tahsildar Varadharajan, Deputy Tahsildar A. Irudhayaraj and local body representatives were present.