Fighting Injustice in Polepally SEZ

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Polepally farmers reject fake house deeds !

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Land deeds distributed to the polepally farmers

Land deeds distributed to the polepally farmers

Today farmers held a dharna (protest) in front of RDO office with the so called ‘house pattas’ thrust on them on Saturday. About hundred villagers threw the ‘pattas‘ (land deeds) and told the officials that they cannot be cheated with cheap tricks.

The patta of house sites are in the name of APIIC. According to the deed, the farmers cannot sell these house sites or gift to anyone, they are not the owners of the house sites. They are at the mercy of the APIIC forever and have to live there as witness to the mushti (alms) of the APIIC. Houses will be constructed the way APIIC likes to build. Read the rest of this entry »

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Photos : Polepally SEZ (2nd Aug 2008)

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Pictures from Polepally SEZ. The Andhra Pradesh State government has forcibily acquired about 1000 acres of farm land from poor, illiterate dalit and tribal farmers for setting up an SEZ. These are some pictures telling their stories.

Click HERE to view more photos of Polepally farmers & the SEZ, during our visit on 2nd August 2008. (Photo Courtesy : Dileep)

CAG Twist in Polepally SEZ Land Acquisition

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The Comptroller and Auditor General’s report for year 2007 has severely criticised the Andhra Pradesh state government for misleading the central government with respect to the Polepally (Jadcherla) Pharma SEZ. The report validates the claim of protesting Polepally farmers that the state government has not acted in a transparent manner in land acquisition for this SEZ.

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Video: Polepally SEZ Displaced Farmers Satyagraha

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జులై 7, 2008 నాడు APIIC ఆఫీసు ముందు పోలెపల్లి సెజ్ బాధిత రైతుల సత్యాగ్రహం వీడియో.

Displaced farmers of the Jadcherla Green Industrial Park (Polepally SEZ) staging a protest in front of the APIIC Headoffice in Hyderabad.