Protesters go digital

The assailers of the Chennai-Salem Expressway project have taken their protest to the digital platform by creating an online petition against the project.

Over 2,000 persons have signed this online petition addressed to the Union Ministry of Rural Transport, and the Government of Tamil Nadu, created under the name Incendio Digital Social Service, Coimbatore.

Soliciting support for their petition, the IDSS has claimed that the CSE project which might reduce the travel distance between Chennai and Salem by 57 kilometres once completed, would affect the reserve forest areas and ‘several thousand acres’ of agriculture lands. “It would also destroy the “mango cultivation belt,” it added.

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