Three control rooms have been opened to monitor the situation and help people if any emergency comes, informed the district administration. [UPDATE: Cong MPs take responsibility, start fast]
With the Mullaperiyar issue gaining steam with every passing day, it seems the stage is set for a Kerala-Tamil Nadu showdown. With online campaigns and other social media networks taking up the cause and firing it, the issue will not die down any time soon.
On the same matter, a group of close to hundred members are intending to go on an indefinite hunger strike demanding the reconstruction of the Mullaperiyar dam.
The region experienced a series of 4 quakes which were felt in the wee hours of Saturday morning at around 3:14am. This was followed by quakes at 3.20, 5.30, 5.55. Though there are no reports of casualties and damages, the issue of Mullaperiyar is foremost in the minds of residents. They rushed out of their homes in a state of panic. [Read: Mild, 5 in richter scale tremor can destroy Mullaperiyar dam]