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DMK moves court over a foul in the water supply

  • November 29, 2018 - The youth wing of DMK on Wednesday has approached the Madras high court seeking to constitute a Special Investigation Team. This has come after DMK’s allegation that due to illegal supply of treated water to industries in Tuticorin region the exchequer has incurred a loss worth RS. 4,566 crores.

    According to S Joel, of Tuticorin, the authorities of Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board misused the scheme. The water meant for drinking purposes was diverted to the industrial usage. The market price of treated water in Rs. 170 per 1000 liters whereas the industries were charged a mere amount of Rs. 10 per 1000 liters.