Visiting malls for a wash, saga of Perumbakkam residents
| Wednesday | 18th September, 2019
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: The water situation in the tail-end blocks in the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) tenements in Perumbakkam has worsened, making residents mull over vacating the premises.
The blocks including 65 and 66 barely receive four pots of water per household on alternate days.
Dirty clothes and vessels have piled up to the extent that residents use slushy water from pipe leaks in other blocks to wash them.
There are 13,000 families living in the Perumbakkam TNSCB tenements.
Blocks 65 and 66 together house 196 families.
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