40 dengue deaths in Tamil Nadu so far, state struggles to contain spread


Awareness programs cleanliness drives

In Chennai and other districts of Tamil Nadu citizen groups, student groups, NGOs, and other organizations are coming together hold cleanliness drives and awareness programs. Chennai Corporation Commissioner, D Karthikeyan, led a drive on Thursday that led to cleaning up of over 175 tonnes of scrap from old vehicles in one locality alone. The civic body has formed 200 teams, made up of 2,825 malaria labourers and 14,902 conservancy workers to carry out the mass cleaning drive.

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