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Suzlon seeks protection to complete wind power project in Tamil Nadu: Report

Suzlon Gujarat Wind Park Ltd has reportedly moved to Madurai bench of the Madras high court seeking protection to complete wind power project in Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu. Suzlon has asked the court to direct the authorities to provide adequate police protection to complete the project in time as locals are opposing to it.

According to ET, Justice N Seshasayee, who heard the petition observed that there is a public cause involved in the matter and directed the Kovilpatti DSP to take appropriate decision to protect the ongoing scheme.

The Gujarat based firm moved the court seeking protection commission the project as per the terms signed under the MoU entered on January 24, 2019 to establish a 200 MW wind power plant for supplying wind power to Tangedco.

The petitioner said that necessary poles have been erected and electric lines have to be laid to install wind mills. However, local anti-social elements are unnecessarily creating obstructions and stopping them to lay the electric lines.

The company contended that they submitted a representation to the Kovilpatti deputy superintendent of police (DSP), but no action was initiated.

The government advocate, in response submitted that the said complaint was given only on April 23 and more time is required to consider the complaint reports the publication.

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