2015 Chennai Floods A “Man-Made Disaster”, Says CAG Report

2015 Chennai Floods A “Man-Made Disaster”, Says CAG Report
In a scathing report the Comptroller and Auditor General Of India (CAG) held the state government responsible for the 2015 Chennai floods and called it a “man-made disaster.” The report tabled in Tamil Nadu assembly on July 9, two-and-a-half years after the floods that killed 300 people, claims there was serious failure in the operation of the Chembarambakkam reservoir, outside Chennai, from where 29, 000 cusecs of water was released against the recommended 12, 000 cusescs.

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