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Tamil Nadu to invest; The statue of the engineer who built the dam at Mullaperiyar will be erected in Britain

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu authorities is making ready to erect a statue of British engineer Colonel John Pennyquick, who constructed the Mullaperiyar Dam, in his hometown. The announcement was made by Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday, Pennyquick’s birthday. Permission was obtained from St. Peter’s Church to erect a statue in a park in Camberley, UK, on account of the efforts of Tamil expatriates in London.

The Mullaperiyar Dam was in-built 1895 beneath the management of the British engineer John Pennyquick. It’s stated that at one level through the development of the dam, the British authorities didn’t pay for the mission, so Pennick offered the property in England and used the cash to construct the dam. A statue of Pennyquick has been erected on the PWD Campus in Madurai. A bronze statue has additionally been erected on the Decrease Camp close to Gudalur.

At this time is the birthday of Colonel John Penniwick, the engineer who constructed the Mullaperiyar Dam to complement the lives of farmers in Tamil Nadu.

A statue of him will likely be erected for the Authorities of Tamil Nadu in Cumberland, England, his birthplace!

– MKStalin (mkstalin) January 15, 2022
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