Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Encroachments removed from Gedilum riverbank - The New Indian Express

A news article that appeared in The New Indian Express on 24th of August.

Encroachments were removed from a riverbank here on Wednesday with the help of police. The affected residents staged a demonstration protesting against the government move.

In an effort to lay a connecting road between the main bus stand and a bridge across River Gedilum at Kammiyampettai, revenue officials removed the encroachments on Wednesday morning.

The Cuddalore Municipality had decided to establish the road with the intention of avoiding traffic snarls in the coastal town. As many as 100 families, who were residing in huts, were evacuated from the riverbank.....

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