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Today's @the_hindu says concern on the #Mullaperiyar Dam was first raised in 1979.

As our research & memory is so short, let me share @timesofindia Mumbai Edition dated 11.05.1962 (a typed copy from Kerala Secretariat files)
Interestingly, who raised alarm about safety of Mullaperiyar Dam after independence?

Not Kerala Engineers, it is TN PWD Engineers who said that the dam is seismically & hydrologically NOT SAFE and recommended strengthening!

They even published papers in reputed journals!
I have all documents with me to substantiate the above tweets, it is the consistent and continuous meticulous research I am doing since 2006.

Everything will be included, when I publish my book on #mullaiperiyardam.

I will write the book for the future generations
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#SupremeCourt to hear plea highlighting the “inaction” of Supervisory committee appointed by the court to take care of material and safety aspects of Mulla Periyar Dam #MullaiperiyarDam
In view of a recent spell of heavy downpour in Kerala and the threat of floods looming large, the Supreme Court had in the last hearing issued an interim order saying the water level in the dam can be up to 139.05 feet.
Tamil Nadu govt has informed the #SupremeCourt that Mullaperiyar dam situated in Kerala's Periyar river and which supplies water to five districts of Tamil Nadu, is structurally, hydrologically and seismically safe…
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