Long wait ends; dredging to save Kallayi river begins

  • | Saturday | 13th October, 2018

Need of the hour: Dredging in progress in Kallayi river on Friday. Meanwhile, members of the Kallayi River Protection Committee said the timely completion of dredging work was the only way to ensure the natural flow of the river. | Photo Credit: K_RAGESHThe long-awaited dredging of the Kallayi river began at Kothi estuary on Friday, much to the delight of fishers and local environmental activists. Besides, encroachers should be evacuated, and the land should be taken over by local bodies for conservation, they demanded. Officials said dredging would be carried out on the 3-km stretch from the estuary.

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