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Lay water pipelines: petition

Stating that an individual’s opposition to laying drinking water pipeline in Rasipuram is affecting the people of Kattur Kattukottai, resident’s submitted petition to the district administration demanding action.

In their petition to the District Revenue Officer K. Palanisamy, residents said that there are over 20 families residing in the area in ward 26 in Rasipuram municipality. They said that there is no drinking water supply to their area and hence they have to walk for over a km to fetch the water. Hence, they submitted petition to the municipality commissioner who assured to lay water pipeline. The municipality also proposed a plan to lay pipeline to their area. However, the pipeline has to pass through a patta land belonging to a person. Since, he opposed to it, the proposal was dropped, they added. Residents said that despite many reminders to the government officials no action has been taken so far. They urged the administration to find an alternative path and lay the pipelines. The DRO promised to take action.

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