CM announces solatium to families of drowned

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Sunday announced a solatium of Rs one lakh each to families of three people, who drowned in Tamirabarani river in Tirunelveli district on April 13.

Last Updated: Apr 18, 2010, 21:30 PM IST

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi on Sunday announced a solatium of Rs one lakh each to
families of three people, who drowned in Tamirabarani river in
Tirunelveli district on April 13.

The amount, sanctioned from the chief minister`s relief
fund, follows a request by Speaker R Avudaiyappan, an official
press release here said.

The trio -- Natarajan (22), Muthukumar (20) and Karuppiah
(18)had gone to the river for a bath that day when they
drowned.

Karunanidhi also expressed his condolences to the members
of the bereaved families, the release said.

PTI