Ganeshan said they were preventing the residents of this region from having access to electricity. The tahsildars and other revenue officials had certified that the power connections could be given to these residents following continuous representations but TNEB officials were unwilling to do so.The people have been asked to meet district collector C Kamaraj.
R Maheswari, a resident, said that she had been living in the area for a long time, "now my children are teenagers but we still use kerosene lamps for lighting our homes in the nights and the children are unable to pursue their studies. It is a disgrace to say that we are living within the Madurai corporation," she said.
T Selvarani said nobody was willing to give their daughters in marriage to men living in this ward due to this drawback. "We are considered to be living in one of the worst conditions and why has the government which cannot provide us electricity given us colour televisions, knowing very well that it will be of no use to us," she asked?
Source- Times of India