Ombudsman's order on subway project

KOCHI, JUNE 1. The Ombudsman for Local bodies, K. P. Radhakrishna Menon, has asked the Kalamassery municipality secretary and the owner of the land that is to be acquired for the Vattekunnam subway project to appear before the panel on June 3.

The order was issued after Mr. Menon visited the site today.

Incidentally, a section of people had stalled the work on Monday, which was started as per the directive of the Ombudsman. The Forum had asked the authorities to complete the work before June 30.