CM says all steps taken to solve water crisis in TN

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said necessary actions have been taken to address the water scarcity issue in the State.

Speaking to mediapersons at Madurai airport, he said, the lack of monsoon rains has led to the present drought-like condition.

Meanwhile, the AIADMK has presented its performance score-card along with a manifesto of promises while summing up the high-decibel campaign for the bypolls to four Assembly seats.

In a joint appeal by AIADMK co-coordinator and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator and CM Edapadi K Palaniswami on Friday, they asked voters of Assembly constituencies — Sulur, Aravakurichi, Thiruparankundram and Ottapidaram (SC) — to cast their votes for the party’s two-leaves symbol in the byelections on Sunday.

The AIADMK top brass also highlighted the following achievements:

Securing awards for education, infrastructure and tourism, sale of Aavin products in foreign countries, getting national awards for three consecutive years in the agriculture sector, attracting new investments worth Rs 3 lakh crore through Global Investors Meet, setting up of AIIMS hospital at Thoppur at a cost of Rs 1,264 crore, new satellite city at Pachampatti in Madurai district, Pillur drinking water scheme at a cost of Rs 225 crore, promise to waive Rs 65 crore capital loan availed by weavers, upgradation of Sulur government hospital, establishing new barrage across Pugalur-Paramathi at a cost of Rs 490 crore, steps for implementing Aravakurichi-Paramathi combined drinking water scheme at a cost of Rs 250 crore, etc.