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CITIZENS’ PRIDE: Indira Krishnakumar, Principal Chief Postmaster-General, Tamilnadu Circle, releasing the Madras Day special cover in Chennai on Wednesday. Chief Secretary L. K. Tripathy receives it.
CITIZENS’ PRIDE: Indira Krishnakumar, Principal Chief Postmaster-General, Tamilnadu Circle, releasing the Madras Day special cover in Chennai on Wednesday. Chief Secretary L. K. Tripathy receives it.

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State Government executes schemes

to beautify the city further: Tripathy

CHENNAI: The Department of Posts on Wednesday released a special cover in commemoration of Madras Day (August 22).

Indira Krishnakumar, Principal Chief Postmaster-General, Tamilnadu circle released the cover, which was received by Chief Secretary L.K. Tripathy.

Addressing the gathering, Mr. Tripathy appealed to people to take a resolve on this day to make Chennai a beautiful place to live in. The people of Chennai should be proud as the city was a cultural hub of the country. Only those who were living here could feel the beauty of the city.

The Government had been implementing schemes to beautify the city further. Steps were being taken to improve the Marina, Elliots and Thiruvanmiyur beach stretches.

The Rs 100-crore eco project in the Adayar Creek would sensitise the people to ecology. All river mouths, including that of the Cooum, were being cleaned. As the city was the southern gateway of the country, the Government was developing Central Station, the Koyembedu bus stand and the Chennai airport to provide world-class facilities. This could be possible only with the cooperation of the people here. Mrs.Indira Krishnakumar said the department was proud to be associated with the celebration of Madras Day.

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