Tamil Diplomat

Delft affected by sea erosion, people call for dikes be constructed

The Delft Fishermen had said the area from Pidari Amman Temple to Kalawaimunai is subjected speedily to sea erosion and  dikes should be constructed to the said area. The Eastern coastal line of delft including Theerththakkarai area, Pidary amman kovil and Kalawaimunai are quickly affected by sea erosion.

Large number fishermen are living and engaging from these ares and they are keeping their boats and fishing equipment there.

They are requesting dykes be built to safeguard their habitat. They also said that, funds were received for the construction of dykes , but, they were returned as no action was taken to build the dykes.