Nagercoil: Popular Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar’ s statue situated at Triveni Sangamam in Kanyakumari will be open for visitors after renovation.

The months-long renovation works, which are underway, will be completed by the end of November.

The authority has estimated Rs 86 lakh for the renovation of the statue to repair the damage of the rock islet on which the statue is erected. The rock islet was facing severe erosion due to coastal winds.

The works to protect the statue from coastal winds started on April 17. Works ahead of Chemical coating works on the rock islet have been completed.

Earlier, the officials declared that the works will be completed by the end of October.

According to latest reports, the renovation will be completed soon and entry for visitors will be open to the site by the end of November.