EVEN as the NGT is still hearing the impact of the TNHB construction in Arumbakkam on the Cooum and its course, officials had to go by floats to mark the boundaries of the housing board land last week, after parts of the construction area were found severely inundated after the recent rains.
The red flags that marked the boundaries of the Tamil Nadu Housing Board's proposed multi-storeyed HIG flats, were seen jutting out from underwater, submerged by water from the Cooum after rains. The flags had been planted to mark the boundary ahead of the NGT hearing on the case scheduled on Thursday.
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