Farmers of Kuppanurkattu valavu participated in a special puja performed in the local Periyandichi temple on Friday against the Salem-Chennai green corridor project.

The farmers sought the blessings of the presiding deity for their efforts opposing the project. They also presented a petition to the deity expressing their opposition. The farmers said they had submitted many petitions to the authorities urging them to drop the project. Since the survey works continue, they sought divine help to stop the project, they said.

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