Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Kiran Bedi on her weekend visit to Kanagan lake, a major water body in neighbouring Reddiarpalayam, on Sunday appreciated the clean environment and asked school children, members of voluntary organisations and staff of a research institute to ensure that cleanliness of the lake is maintained Stressing on maintenance of such infrastructure.
Responding to her appeal, school children and others and French Institute of Puducherry came forward to take care of the lake by taking upon themselves certain extent of the area.
Kiran Bedi, who used certain Tamil words to ask the children, and others to ensure ‘suthamana eri’ (clean lake) said, “The lake is our property and the children can use it during weekends or holidays as tourist destinations.” She also furnished phone numbers for any police help for security purposes.
Bedi asked the police officials who accompanied her to take care of the visitors. Children presented cultural programmes to welcome the Lieutenant Governor on the banks of the lake.