DMK government should have taken preventive steps, AIADMK says

In a joint assertion, O. Panneerselvam and Edappadi Ok. Palaniswami mentioned the government should be certain that the steps initiated by the earlier AIADMK government throughout such rains are applied

The AIADMK on November 7 mentioned if the DMK government had taken preventive steps forward of the monsoon, Chennai and its surrounding areas wouldn’t be seeing such harm from the rains from November 6 evening.

In a joint assertion, AIADMK co-ordinator O. Panneerselvam and Co-Co-ordinator Edappadi Ok. Palaniswami mentioned the present ruling dispensation should be certain that the steps initiated by the earlier AIADMK government throughout such rains are applied in order that the persons are protected.

The Tamil Nadu government should have taken needed steps a minimum of after trying on the harm from the rains in neighbouring States, they mentioned.

“Departments of the Central government have been providing adequate warning at the right time during monsoon and have been urging the State governments to take necessary steps. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister [M.K. Stalin] too has been holding review meetings. But looking at the current state of Chennai and the other regions, it begs the question whether the announcements of the review meetings remain just on paper. If this is the situation after one-two days of rain, people are worried about the situation in the coming days,” they mentioned.

The former Chief Ministers mentioned the State government equipment should perceive the seriousness of the scenario and work utterly in direction of mitigating the issues.

They mentioned individuals dwelling on the banks of the Cooum, Buckingham Canal, low mendacity areas should be moved to protected places instantly and meals, medical help should be given to them. They additionally mentioned the government should take away the stagnant water from varied subways utilizing excessive energy motors, prune bushes, guarantee electrical energy poles and cables don’t fall.

Further the 2 leaders mentioned meals was being offered to individuals on the Amma Unavagams however now the salaries of these working there had been halved and requested for restoration of their pay.

Special Correspondent , 2021-11-07 14:28:48

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