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After clip of trucks dumping waste in Vellar river in Cuddalore goes viral, two suspended


An easy way out: Garbage trucks unloading waste into the Vellar in Cuddalore district. | Photo Credit: Special arrangement

A clip of three trucks belonging to the Thittagudi Town Panchayat dumping garbage into the Vellar river went viral on Wednesday.

District Collector V. Anbuselvan placed V. Gunasekaran, executive officer of Thittagudi Town Panchayat, and Ko. Radhakrishnan, sanitary supervisor, under suspension for dereliction of duty. The district administration has ordered an inquiry against Mr. Gunasekaran.

A senior official said the transgression was committed by the trucks on December 2 at Thittagudi. In the clip, three garbage trucks filled with waste and plastic ...


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