The residents of Pudhiya Colony residential area in Irugur staged a protest against the Irugur Town Panchayat’s decision to construct toilets in the midst of their locality at the grievance meeting held at the Collectorate on Monday. In their petition, the residents said that the vacant space was being utilised by the residents for common purposes and was also a playground for children.

They requested the Collector to give directions for constructing the toilets at some other location.

Parents protest

The parents of a private school located in Ganapathy complained to the Collector regarding excess fee collected by the management and sought action.