Alappuzha: Natives of Purakkad village here are feeling relieved after megastar Mammootty came forward to resolve the water scarcity.
The people have been facing water scarcity for the past five days after the water authority’s pipe connection got damaged during the works for National Highway Development.
When water shortage turned a major issue in most of the wards, Purakkad panchayat authority approached Alappuzha district collector VR Krishna Teja. Following this, the district collector made arrangements to supply drinking water to all wards in the panchayats.
Mammootty took the initiative to address the issue after coming to know about the problems faced by the poor public.
The district collector flagged off the second phase of the water supply under actor Mammootty the other day. The first tanker lorry carrying water headed to Purakkad panchayat on Sunday. Mammootty’s Care and Share Foundation and Valappad CP Salih Trust carried out the water supply in association with Mathrubhumi.
Water supply is being interrupted in various parts of Alappuzha district due to a pipe burst.