R Ramalingam is a 75-year-old civic activist from Ambattur. He has been living in Ambattur since the 1960s and works actively towards transforming the neighbourhood. He is also a part of various welfare associations in Ambattur.
Electric poles located haphazardly on roads present a common sight in Zone 7 Ambattur. However TANGEDCO appears to be least interested in relocating these, despite complaints from inconvenienced citizens.