Chief Minister Narayanasamy today inspected the devastation caused to life and property in Karaikal and geared up the official machinery to render relief on a war footing. As a first step he toured the Karaikal areas of Thiruvetakudi, Kottucheri, Nehru Nagar, fishermen villages, T.R.Pattinam and Kilinjimedu. He also visited the relief camps and consoled the victims. After enquiring about the requirements of the victims he instructed the officials to do the needful speedily. District Collector Kamalakannan accompanied the Chief Minister.
A holiday has been declared today for schools and colleges in Karaikal.