Tense situations arise as Farmers in Amaravthi continue to protest

Faces of the distressed farmers reflected tension, disappointment and unhappiness following the decision of the Chief Minister to set up three capitals and shift the executive capital to Visakhapatnam.
Written By Aravind Peesapati | Updated: December 23, 2019 17:58 IST
Tense situations arise as Farmers in Amaravthi continue to protest

All roads blocked by the Amaravati capital region farmers as they continued their protest against Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and the YSRCP government for the proposal to shift the capital from here.

 
With the protests becoming violent, demanding the government to shift the capital from here, the farmers of the capital region have blocked all the roads in the region. The protests have reached its sixth day by today.
 
Faces of the distressed farmers reflected tension, disappointment and unhappiness following the decision of the Chief Minister to set up three capitals and shift the executive capital to Visakhapatnam.
 
Women at Mandadam blocked the main road with a country-made boat, questioning the government If the capital is in floods or if the villagers were living on the water. As more women joined the protest, the police removed the boat from the roads.
 
The Police have established picketing in the 29 villages of the Capital region. This news did not go well with the farmers who are staging protests. Police are allowing everyone who is passing in the Secretariat route after checking their ID cards and noting their vehicle numbers.




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