Fighting Injustice in Polepally SEZ

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I want your Land !

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Details of SEZ approvals in Andhra Pradesh

There are altogether 66 SEZs in AP approved so far with an area of 8020 Hectares. From the official source “Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce” Website.

The details are interesting and reveal that it is tip of the iceberg. For instance the data on Polepally SEZ mentions that 101.17 Ha has been allotted to APIIC in Rajapur & Polepally villages of Balanagar and Jedcharla mandals for Pharmaceutical Formulation SEZ. While the reality is that about 1000 acres is acquired from the villages causing 42 deaths so far

What is the extent of land acquisition in other SEZs is known to the people affected in each of the 66 SEZ areas … but NOT TO REST OF US !  What Should we do?

Written by JayaPrakash Telangana

August 1, 2008 at 3:17 am


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Venue: Polepally Village, Jadcherla mandal, Mahaboobnagar District
Date: 7 August, 2008 at 9 A.M


  1. Balaswamy Goud : Sarpanch, Polepally Village, will Chair the program
  2. Mr. Kholsa Patil : Ex Judge, Mumbai High Court (Currently working on SEZs of Maharashtra)
  3. Mr. Vilas Sonawane : Working President, Lok Sashan Andolan, Maharashtra (Working on SEZs)
  4. Mr. Balagopal : Convenor, Human Rights Forum Read the rest of this entry »

Pamplet: Polepally Public hearing

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Written by JayaPrakash Telangana

July 30, 2008 at 4:19 am

The Dark Side of SEZs – Govt and its Ugly Face !!

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– Rakesh

All of us are made believe that SEZs will usher in the next revolution in this country that will get millions out of poverty and unemployment. Lakhs of acres of farmland has already been grabbed in the name of industrialization and SEZs. Not sure how many thousands and millions they brought out of poverty, but this has exposed the ugly and the dark face of the Government. This is the new Avatar of the Government – the most ugly face of being a Land broker. I cannot fight against all that is happening, but decided to find out and probably expose this ugly face I believe is ruining the country. All this using RTI (Right to Information Act).     Click HERE to read Complete Article >>

Polepally Farmers protest in front of APIIC office, Hyderabad

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Written by JayaPrakash Telangana

July 7, 2008 at 5:33 am

Polepally protesters sway poll outcome

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By P. Sainath | Source: The Hindu

They made history by standing as 13 independent candidates fighting the same Assembly seat but contesting for, not against, one another. They did it again on Sunday — by helping defeat the sitting Telangana Rashtra Samithi MLA, even as every one of them lost his or her own security deposit.
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Written by JayaPrakash Telangana

June 14, 2008 at 2:15 am

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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


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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