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Water level

MADURAI: : The level in the Periyar dam stood at 111.30 feet with an inflow of 315 cusecs and a discharge of 130 cusecs on Friday. The level in the Vaigai dam was 31.2 feet with an inflow of 252 cusecs and a discharge of 41 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit stood at 1336 mcft.

Ban order in city

The city Commissioner of Police has regulated processions, demonstrations, meetings, assemblies in the city for a period of 15 days from April 14, under the Tamil Nadu City Police Act 1888. However, all intending applicants should apply for permission five days in advance for conducting such affairs.

Ambedkar remembered

Garlanding the statue of B. R. Ambedkar by luminaries from various walks of life marked his 115th birth anniversary celebration in the city on Thursday.

The All-India Ambedkar People Movement's southern region organiser, R. Bhoominathan, the State secretary, P. Arthur, the district president, P. Azhgar, and the district secretary, C. M. Periasamy, paid floral tributes.

The State general secretary of Janata Dal (Secular), K. John Moses, accompanied by the party's district president, G. Rajendiran, garlanded the statue.

The district president of All-India National Congress Committee SC / ST Wing, Managri Vijayan, and other Congressmen too garlanded the statue.

The members of Ajoy Ghosh Unorganised Workers' Union, led by the president, L. Selvaraj, too garlanded the statue.

The Southern Railway, Madurai Division, also celebrated Ambedkar's birth anniversary at the Divisional Office. The Divisional Railway Manager, B.N. Rajasekar, garlanded a portrait of Ambedkar.

The Additional Divisional Railway Manager, R. Venkadasamy, trade union leaders and staff paid floral tributes. — Staff Reporter

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