Fast to protest against Kerala for dam construction

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017,16:31 IST By anju A A A

Coimbatore | About 100 persons belonging to various political parties and organisations on Thursday observed a day’s fast protesting against constructing of check dam across Bhavani River by Kerala.

The agitators alleged the check dam would block the water flow for three districts in Tamil Nadu.

They blamed Tamil Nadu government for remaining a mute spectator, as Kerala completed one check dam and started works for another among six planned.

The agitators wanted the Tamil Nadu government to immediately seek Centre’s intervention to stop further construction works.