They threaten to boycott Assembly election

Policemen among gathering to complain against land grabbing

Lack of fencing in a portion has made corporation's job very difficult

Two years back, the Corporation embarked on an ambitious project of providing scientific cover for decades-old garbage at its Vellaikkal dumping yard. It helped the Corporation from preventing environmental pollution, especially groundwater pollution. Under the project, over 10 lakh tonne of garbage scattered on the 110-acre of land, accumulated over 40 years, were heaped like a small hillock in one of the corners of the dump yard.

No day passes in the city without a leakage in the drinking water pipeline being reported. Similarly, complaints of sewage water mixing with drinking water are not uncommon here.

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has asked all the local bodies of Madurai district to establish plastic waste collection centres and dispose them of at cement kiln of Madras Cements in Virudhuna