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No Flood Blood on Tamil Nadu Government’s Hands: Chief Secretary

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CHENNAI: The flooding of Chennai city was not because of to formal indecision or mismanagement of launch of water from the Chembarambakkam lake into the Adyar river, Tamil Nadu chief secretary K. Gnanadesikan explained on Sunday.

In a statement issued listed here, Gnanadesikan mentioned the flooding was induced mostly because of to the really high rainfall in November, which was adopted by much more rain in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts on December 1.

Referring to media reports that the current flooding of the Adyar river that killed numerous men and women and ruined livelihood and assets of millions of folks was the outcome of inappropriate administration of drinking water releases from the Chembarambakkam lake.

Gnanadesikan said the India Meteorological Division (IMD) on November 30 and December 1 experienced issued advisories of isolated weighty rainfall and not 50 cm rainfall as described by some media teams.

Gnanadesikan said that in meteorological terminology, ‘isolated’ signifies only in one or two areas, heavy rainfall is among six.4 cm to twelve.four cm, even though really large rain means twelve.four cm to 24.four cm.

He dismissed as “malicious” and “canards” the allegations that engineers current at the Chembarambakkam lake ended up waiting around for recommendations from the principal secretary of the Community Works Department and the main secretary and the imputation that the officers had been awaiting clearance from Main Minister J. Jayalalithaa.

Gnanadesikan said the allegations had been not supported by the water release info of the reservoir.

In accordance to Gnanadesikan, as for each the policies for flood regulation of the compendium of rules of regulation, the degree of h2o reservoirs needs to be maintained at two ft underneath entire tank degree although monsoon is nonetheless energetic.

He mentioned the policies balance the pursuits of drinking water storage for the shortage period, the need to have to handle flooding in downstream places and the basic safety of the reservoir.

Gnanadesikan stated ample flood warnings had been issued to men and women residing in reduced lying locations on December 1, and over forty seven,300 people ended up evacuated from these locations.

He mentioned a lot of tanks ended up breached because of to weighty rains and the h2o flowed into the Adyar river.

“The circulation in Adyar river attained its entire capacity because of to the surplus from Chembarambakkam tank, the inflow from the catchment places of Adyar within Chennai metropolis and the surplus received from the other tanks,” he mentioned.

“In see of the heavy movement in the Adyar river, the higher depth runoff of nearby rainfall in Chennai city and adjoining urban areas could not fully drain into the Adyar and consequently contributed to the inundation of the town,” he stated.

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DA Case: 88-yr-old Ex-joint Secretary Jailed for a Year

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NEW DELHI: An 88-year-outdated former joint secretary in the Ministry of Commerce has been sentenced to 1 12 months in jail by a Delhi court in an in excess of 30-year-previous case for amassing disproportionate property of in excess of Rs 23 lakh.

The court docket awarded the jail expression to Krishan Bahadur, resident of East of Kailash right here, saying that if men and women in this kind of substantial posts on whom public reposes excellent faith, indulge in looting community assets, absolutely nothing will be still left for very poor masses of the nation.

“This simple fact cannot be glossed in excess of that the convict was a senior officer of Indian Authorized Services who was working as Joint Secretary and legal advisor doing work in the Ministry of Commerce at the relevant time, nevertheless he amassed large amount of ill gotten income by abusing his formal place by illegal signifies…

“If individuals in this sort of large positions, whom general public reposes wonderful religion will indulge in looting the community methods, nothing at all will be still left for poor masses of India, who appear on them for amelioration of their situation, general public servants are envisioned to serve the folks, not to deprive them or to fill their very own coffers,” particular CBI judge Sanjeev Aggarwal said.

The court also imposed a fantastic of Rs 10 lakh on Bahadur and said that the amount of Rs 26,78,900 recovered from his house and lockers which is lying in the treasury is forfeited to the State and be deposited with the federal government exchequer.

A scenario was lodged in opposition to Bahadur by CBI in December 1984, alleging that he had misappropriated a enormous sum of funds.

He was appointed as a deputy authorized advisor in the Ministry of Law and Justice in 1969 and was posted as joint secretary and lawful advisor in Ministry of Commerce in 1983 and continued to perform there until 1984 when he was suspended, the CBI stated.

It stated that for the duration of October 1969 to December 1984, his complete income was Rs five.nine lakh. The CBI alleged that Bahadur was found possessing belongings of above Rs 45 lakh as on December four, 1984 which have been disproportionate to his recognized earnings.

Throughout the trial, he claimed that the entire prosecution proof was bogus.

In its verdict, the court referred to Mahatma Gandhi’s declaring that the planet has adequate for everyone’s needs, but not sufficient for everyone’s greed.

“This insatiable need of a man or woman to amass prosperity for his potential generations is the root cause of corruption in Indian culture, without pondering over the truth of existence, from dust we are made, and dust we shall be.

“No doubt trial of this circumstance has been likely considering that 1986 and has been delayed as paperwork in this scenario have been misplaced and significant time was consumed in reconstruction of the record,” the court docket explained.

The court docket, in its 219-web page verdict, held that Bahadur was identified possessing disproportionate belongings of about Rs 23 lakh and he could not satisfactorily give plausible explanation as to how he obtained this wealth or pecuniary resources.

Bahadur sought leniency in sentencing expressing he has roots in the modern society and was aged and has to get care of his bedridden spouse.

The court docket, nonetheless, said that criminal misdemeanor of the convict have been not mitigated by his age nor washed absent by passage of time.

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