Water, water everywhere but no water to drink, says this village in Coimbatore
Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 8:06 AM
On first-glance, lush green surrounding and the beautiful-ponds of Pollachi's Kallipattipudur is a-dream-location to live in but as you enter the village which is in Coimbatore-district of Tmail-Nadu, reality of their crisis hits you the moment one needs water. The Rime of the Ancient-Mariner written by Samuel-Taylor-Coleridge has a line that beautifully fits this village's situation, "Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink."
Pollachi sexual abuse case: Traders plan protest, shutdown on March 19
Sunday, March 17, 2019, 6:33 PM
The trading community here is planning a protest shutdown on Tuesday and a rally demanding a court-monitored probe by CBI in the Pollachi serial sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case, said shopkeeper. Speaking to IANS, trader said that shutdown and rally will see participation of different political-parties and social-organisations. After days of protests by students, political-parties and various other social organisations it was relatively calm on Saturday.