Suryamoorthy, a Madurai-based carpenter made a wooden bicycle for his 7-yr-old son. Suryamoorthy made the bicycle in 8 days. Except for the tire, rim, brakes and chain, every other part of the bicycle is made of wood.
Where several people don't want to remember 2020 because of coronavirus, a girl form Tamil Nadu's Madurai wants to remember this year for her creativity. Meet Jeniffer, who has used COVID induced lockdown to pursue her childhood interest of making handicrafts. Jeniffer has been creating decorative items using waste and recycled material. "I was getting bored during the lockdown in March, so I got this idea of creating craftwork out of waste. I started collecting bottles and decorated them with waste material like tissue papers, pistachio shells etc. I want to remember 2020 for my creativity," Jeniffer told ANI. She is gaining popularity on social media as a young budding entrepreneur.
Massive waterlogging took place in parts of Madurai on October 10 due to incessant rainfall in the state. 5-hour continuous rainfall brought halt to the lives of the locals. Vehicular movement in West Avani Moola Veethi Street was disrupted due to severe waterlogging.