An old man who continued to live Tin sheet roofed house in the scorching Sun had succumbed to exhaustion by heat. This tragic incident has occurred in Vadamaradchchi.
17 families displaced in 1990 from Palaly were settled in a private land in Uduppiddy. Later the land owner had expelled them filing a case in the courts and the people settled in lands purchased in areas like, Malantharai and Santhanaththarai without any basic facilities under tin sheet roofing and Tarpaulines.
Because of the scorching that is prevailing in the area, an aged person called Sinnmappodiyan Puniyamoorthy had died on last Tuesday. It is notable that many other aged persons and small children are living in the same condition.