Pudukkottai, Nov 11 (UNI) Venting protest against the proposal to set up a bootling unit by an Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) firm at Kallakottai in Gandarvakottai taluk of this district, villagers and political parties argued that it would deplete the groundwater table and cause pollution.
At a meeting convened here by the district administration to elicit the views of the villagers, they urged the Tamil Nadu government not to give consent for the project.
District Revenue Officer R Mahendravel, who presided over the meeting, said he would inform the administration about the views expressed by the villagers of Gandarvakottai.
District secretary of the Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist), Asaithambi and P Shanmugam, district executive committee member of the CPI, said the unit, if commissioned, would deplete the groundwater table, affecting agriculture in and around the area.
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