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RAMANATHAPURAM: The Minister for Revenue I. Periasamy on Wednesday visited Mandapam refugee camp and reviewed the functioning of it.
Accompanied by the Minister for Slum Clearance, S. Thangavelan, Collector, R. Kirlosh Kumar, the Member of Parliament, Bhavani Rajendran, he met the refugees and listened to their grievances. They urged the Ministers to improve the basic amenities such as houses, attached toilets, public toilets, bathrooms, electricity facilities, streetlights, drinking water and others.
Mr. Periasamy said out of 1800 houses, 403 houses and several toilets were being repaired by non-governmental organisations. All demands raised by the refugees would be taken to the attention of the Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi. The State Government would take all possible steps to create more facilities at the refugee camps.Sivaganga
The Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment K.R. Periakaruppan reviewed the functioning of refugees’ camps at Manamadurai, Okkur and Karaiyur. He was accompanied by the Collector, Pankaj Kumar Bansal.
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