Water level of Mullaperiyar Dam to be raised to 152 ft, says TN Minister Durai Murugan
In Kerala, a ministerial team in Tamil Nadu, led by state Water Resources Minister Durai Murugan, visited the Mullaperiyar Dam today. Later speaking to media in Thekkady,
Durai Murugan said the water level will be raised to 152 ft in the dam, once the strengthening of the baby dam of the Mullperiyar reservoir is completed.
Tamil Nadu has approached Kerala to remove some trees causing impediments for strengthening the baby dam.
Meanwhile, reports said DMK workers who were accompanying the ministers, were stopped by the Tamil Nadu Police from reaching Kerala.