Fighting Injustice in Polepally SEZ

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Anti SEZ struggles in South India – The Voices of People

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South India Level Strategy Meeting Against SEZs gave us insights and encouragement to carry forward our struggle. Madhu, Gopal, Yadaiah, Chukkamma, Gopal (Praja kala mandali) and myself attended the meeting.  Many activists across the country working on SEZs, a few research scholars from abroad, struggle groups from Chennai, AP (Coastal Corridor, Nellore and Polepally), Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu were present

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Southern Regional Strategy Meeting on SEZs

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Date: 13th – 14th September 2008

Time: 9.30 am – 6 pm

Venue: Arutkadal Aikiyalaya 136, Santhome High Road, Chennai – 600 028

(opposite MRC Kalayan Mandapam, near Santhome Church)  

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September 3, 2008 at 12:45 pm

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)

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.