Although the Kurunagar United Front had requested that a lighthouse be constructed with Lightening conductor at Kurunagar Muhathuwaram area on August 16th, no action has been taken by the relevant officials, it is reported.
The light house with lightening conductor which existed at the above area was completely destructed by the war.
Seven fishermen have lost their lives in the past 15 years to lightening in the said area. Gurunagar people are engaged in fishing as their livelihood.
With the setting in of monsoon rains the fisher men arranged in their trade with much anxiety of being hit by lightening. They are requesting relevant officials to take immediate action to construct a light house with lightening conductor at Muhathuwaram area.