CM K Palaniswami says 'Jayalalithaa’s memorial will be completed by December'
Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami said State Assembly that Ex-CM Jayalalithaa’s memorial will be finished in December. To celebrate late Chief Minister M G Ramachandran’s centenary, he said replying demands for grants to PWD- Buildings department.
He said “The construction work of Puratchi Thalaivi Amma’s (Revolutionary Leader Amma) memorial at a very grand level continues to be on and it will be completed by December 2119,” he said. For this construction an estimated cost of Rs 50.80 crore,” he said. Palaniswami said with the cost of Rs 29 crore ’Yatri Nivas,’ building constructed at Rameswaram Ramanathasway, and Tiruvannamalai Arunachakeswar (Rs 28 crore) temple was on, he said.
He expressed that construction of “Bharath Matha (Mother India) Memorial, “ with a library at Paupparapatti in Pennagaram taluk of Dharmapuri was progressing at a cost of Rs 1.50 crore. Congress veteran leader Kumari Ananthan demanded a temple for ‘Bharath Matha’ to realize the dream of freedom fighter Subramanya Siva who came up with that idea in 1923. Palaniswaami said the government decided and recommended to use it as an alternative to natural river sand.
“For construction purposes, as an alternative to river sand, the government has decided and recommended use of crushed stone sand manufactured by way of using good quality strong stones crushed with proper machinery and complying with all requirements as stipulated by relevant codes of Bureau of Indian Standards,” till quality of crushed stone sand for 112 manufacturing units in the State have been approved, he said.