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Kerala News
Mullaperiyar dam: Evacuation of people underway
 
Idukki, Elaborate arrangements for evacuation of people living in danger zones are being made by the district administration in connection with the opening of the Mullaperiyar dam on Friday morning.
People living in low-lying areas and downstream of Mullaperiyar dam were asked to vacate their places and move to relief camps, sources said.
Following the issuing of the "second warning," announcement vehicles were pressed into the service alerting people on the danger.
From 0700 hrs on Friday, about 2,700 cusecs of water is expected to be released by the Tamil Nadu after diverting 2,300 cusecs of water through Vaigai basin.
In Peerumedu Taluk alone, about 1,700 persons were rehabilitated in eight camps. About 3,220 people living on the banks of Periyar river are being shifted.
People from Upputhara, Elappara, Periyar, Peerumedu, Ayyappan Kovil and Kanjiyar, and Aanavilasam are being shifted.
Two deputy collectors appointed as special officers for Mullaperiyar were camping at Vandiperiyar and Upputhara.
Meanwhile, Kerala Revenue Minister K Rajan warned that stern action will be taken against those who spread misinformation on Mullaperiyar dam.
Four units of Fire Force were asked to deal with any emergency situation. BSNL took steps to provide effective communication facility without fail. Contol Rooms were opened at Vandiperiyar and Vallakadavu by the Forest Department.


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