December 24th, 2011
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Mullaperiyar: Kerala officials boycott dam inspection

mullapperiyarKochi:  Officials from Kerala boycott the inspection of the Mullaperiyar dam to be conducted by the Empowered Committee that was appointed by the Supreme Court. The officials from Kerala stated that their sides of the argument were being ignored by the officials.

The Empowered Committee is said to have turned a deaf ear to the suggestions raised by Mullaperiyar Special Cell chairman MK Parameswaran Nair and Chief Engineer  P Lathika. A heated argument broke out between P Lathika and the officials from Tamil Nadu.

A two member Empowered Committee appointed by the Supreme Court visited the Mullaperiyar dam to check the safety of the dam. on Saturday. CD Thatte and DK Mehta are the technical members of the EC. They visited the Idukki, Kulamavu, and Cheruthoni dams yesterday.

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