Tiruchirapalli

Collector’s pat for villagers

Collector A. Annadurai on Thursday said people had realised the importance of preserving water for posterity.

Participating in a Grama Sabha meeting at Valamirankottai village panchayat in Thanjavur Union, he said villagers in different parts of the district had come forward to take up desilting of water bodies although the State government was implementing ‘kudimaramathu’ programme for the past three years. The interest shown by the villagers indicate that they had realised the importance of preserving water bodies for posterity.

He also called upon the ryots to take active part in the ‘kudimaramathu’ programme to keep up the tempo of the project of restoration of water bodies.

Later he participated in a samabandi bojanam’ (mass feeding) held at Mariamman temple in Punnainallur.

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