CM Palaniswami has urged the Tamil Nadu people to take “wholehearted measures” to harvest every drop of rainwater. He has released a 1.04 minute-long video appealing to the public for water conservation.
The video came close to a similar appeal by his colleagues and the Municipal Administration and Water supply minister SP Velumani. The CM said, “I appeal to all to implement rainwater harvesting scheme pioneered by Amma (former CM Jayalalithaa) to ensure you and the state remain prosperous,” he said.
CM remembering that the moment of Jayalalithaa’s propensity to legislate to mandate rainwater harvesting on all buildings. He had referred to ancient Tamil texts to drive home the importance of rainwater conservation.