Fighting Injustice in Polepally SEZ

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Polepally SEZ contestants make their point

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– K. Venkateshwarlu

HYDERABAD: Fifteen contestants for Mahabubnagar Lok Sabha seat, all victims of Polepally Special Economic Zone and two supporters of their cause, made their voice heard loud and clear yet again by bagging as many as 77,568.

Like in the previous Assembly byelections, these votes could have marred the chances of the Congress candidate, D. Vithal Rao as his Telangana Rashtra Samithi rival, K. Chandrasekhar Rao won by a majority of mere 20,000 votes. Conversely, the TRS candidate too would have improved his victory margin by 50,000 votes more.

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Written by JayaPrakash Telangana

May 20, 2009 at 6:02 pm

Joint struggle by the displaced

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  • Convention in Hyderabad on December 27, 28
  • Bhoonirvasitula Porata Ikya Sanghatana is holding it

VISAKHAPATNAM: An effort is being made to bring onto one platform people who are displaced due to various projects, SEZs and industries in the State to wage a joint struggle to ensure they are not evacuated from their lands and their livelihood and natural wealth are protected.

The Bhoonirvasitula Porata Ikya Sanghatana (BPIS) would organise a convention in Hyderabad on December 27 and 28 to provide a platform for all the affected persons to exchange their views and experiences and to chalk out an action plan, said sanghatana’s State conveners – Madhu Kagula and Surepalli Sujata – at a press conference here on Saturday.

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Written by JayaPrakash Telangana

January 5, 2009 at 8:01 am

Chiru promises better times

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Special Correspondent

Polepalli (Mahbubnagar dist.): Actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi spent two hours at the homes of three families who were displaced when they lost their lands to the Pharma Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the year 2001-02.

The first family to play host was that of Shankaraiah Goud who died earlier this year, unable to bear the financial strain that he had to bear after he lost his land.

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Turning varsity into a multi-services special economic zone !

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– K. Venkateshwarlu

Centre, State transform project into SEZ
YSR overrules panel’s suggestion on price of land

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HYDERABAD: Chinks have been detected in the allotment of 250 acres of land to the US-based Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) at Mucherla in Ranga Reddy district and its conversion from an university to a multi-services Special Economic Zone (SEZ) having malls and star hotels.

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