Ramakrishna Mission students clear fallen trees in Chennai

Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Around 200 students of Ramakrishna Mission Home here actively lent an helping hand to the residents of different localities by clearing the trees fallen on the roads on Tuesday.

“Around 200 students are involved in this activity since Tuesday morning. Divided into small groups, we went to different localities and cleared the roads of fallen trees,” a student told IANS.

The student group that IANS met were very enthusiastic about their mission, with one of them eagerly detailing the work they had done since morning.

Over 4,000 trees were felled by cyclone Vardah that cross Chennai coast on Monday.

Meanwhile the municipal corporation is also removing the fallen trees from roads.

In areas not reached by corporation officials, residents themselves cut the branches of fallen trees creating space for movement on the roads.