A top official monitoring the logistics of creating the new district said given the size of Villuppuram — at over 7,200 sq km — the decision was “logically sound”, and was likely to “improve governance and administration”.
Police sources confirmed that while the boat left from Munambam harbour in the early hours of January 12, the fate of the passengers on board, among them over a hundred women, children and the elderly — mostly from Delhi and Tamil Nadu — remains uncertain.
On November 30 this year, he donated blood at the Sivakasi government hospital. When the screening of his blood failed to detect the virus this time, it was transfused to the pregnant woman on December 3.
The KMC administration has claimed they have “99 per cent” ruled out the complaint, stating that they have tested one of two donors who had donated the blood when the woman had undergone a blood transfusion in the hospital in April.
Addressing media on his arrival at Madurai international airport, Ramdev said: “Now in India... in 2019... the political situation is very difficult. We cannot say who will be the next PM...or who will lead the country."
Led by 42-year-old lawyer Selvi, who is part of Chennai-based women rights organisation ‘Manithi’, the group, which includes three activists, will meet another group of 15 women from Kerala Sunday before beginning their journey to the temple.