52 old government buildings razed down in Virudhunagar
As many as 52 dilapidated government buildings identified in Virudhunagar district were demolished. Virudhunagar district collector A Sivagnanam said that old buildings were being demolished by the PWD, revenue and rural development agency in the district, to ensure public safety.
Among the buildings that were demolished were schools, including a building of the Thenoor panchayat union primary school in Kariapatti panchayat union, Vadamalai Kurichi government higher secondary school building, a school building in Vijayrengapuram in Vembakottai panchayat, Vetrillaimuruganpatti panchayat union primary school building.
The Narikudi panchayat union office building, an overhead tank in Veeracholan village, an unoccupied building constructed in poromboke land in Kananjampatti village were among other building that were razed to the ground. Old buildings which pose threat to public will continue to be assessed and will be demolished, the collector said.