Residents of Athipattu within the Ambattur Meeting constituency on Sunday introduced that they might boycott the election in protest in opposition to the COVID-19 care centre of their condo.
Some residents mentioned they developed signs of COVID-19 after the launch of the care centre within the space.
5 blocks of their condo have been transformed right into a COVID-19 care centre by the Higher Chennai Company.
Residents, who staged a protest, mentioned officers didn’t allow them to fulfill the Company Commissioner at Ripon Constructing after they needed to request him to stop the unfold of COVID-19 of their condo.
“The inmates of the COVID-19 care centre are throwing rubbish, together with used masks, outdoors the constructing. That is growing the danger of an infection. The asymptomatic sufferers within the COVID-19 care centre are popping out to go to tea outlets. The identical individuals who go to the COVID-19 care centre provide water to the condo advanced. We’ve knowledgeable officers. There isn’t any response but,” mentioned a resident.
Final week, the Company arrange the centre within the Athipattu Tamil Nadu Housing Board residential space close to Ambattur in Tiruvallur district with out prior discover to residents.
After protests for every week, all of the residents vacated their flats on Sunday and organised protests on the streets.
Residents mentioned they might give up their voter ID playing cards and boycott the election scheduled for April 6. “The candidates within the Ambattur Meeting constituency haven’t visited our space,” mentioned a resident.
Company officers mentioned over 100 sufferers had been within the care centre, which may accommodate 5,000 sufferers.