TN: Water release from Kelavarapalli dam on Wednesday for irrigation

Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday ordered release of water from Kelavarapalli reservoir in Krishnagiri district for irrigation from tomorrow.

PTI| Updated: Jan 27, 2015, 12:17 PM IST

Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday ordered release of water from Kelavarapalli reservoir in Krishnagiri district for irrigation from tomorrow.

The order followed requests from farmers in that area, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said in a statement.

The release would benefit over 8,000 acres of farming lands in Krishnagiri district, he added.