CPI(M) tells Andhra Pradesh govt. to handle woes of individuals displaced by Naval Different Working Base challenge


‘Guarantees made to the residents of 9 villages who’ve parted with 4,800 acres for the NAOB challenge are but to be fulfilled’ 

‘Guarantees made to the residents of 9 villages who’ve parted with 4,800 acres for the NAOB challenge are but to be fulfilled’ 

The CPI(M) has written a letter to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, urging the latter to handle the issues being confronted by the individuals displaced for the Naval Different Working Base (NAOB) challenge.

CPI(M) Andhra Pradesh unit secretary V. Srinivasa Rao, in a letter dated November 6 (Sunday), stated that the challenge displaced individuals together with fishermen had been staging a protest in entrance of the principle gate of the NAOB of Rambilli mandal in Anakapalli district. The individuals from 9 villages falling underneath Rambilli and S. Rayavaram mandalas had parted with 4,800 acres in 2005 for the NAOB challenge. 

1000’s of individuals took out a rally from Rambilli to Visakhapatnam Collectorate in 2011. Then Collector Lav Agarwal had entered into an settlement with the displaced households. A jetty could be constructed for the fishermen depending on the Sarada and Varaha rivers for his or her livelihood.

“Mr. Agarwal had assured the fishermen that they may proceed fishing within the Sarada and Varaha rivers whilst the development of NAOB was accomplished earlier than the completion of the development of jetty. In contradiction to it, the NAOB has erected gates, not permitting the fishermen to enter the realm,” stated Mr. Srinivasa Rao.  

He stated the State authorities had issued a G.O., mandating to order 75% of jobs to the locals. Nonetheless, it isn’t being carried out by the L&T which is executing the NAOB challenge. As per the settlement, the Central authorities ought to open a residential college for youngsters and lengthen schooling and medical amenities to the villagers. However, these guarantees are but to be fulfilled, the CPI(M) chief alleged.

He stated the federal government had been requested to pay ₹18,000 per thirty days to the displaced individuals till the jetty was constructed. 



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