Delegation meets Kurnool Collector over cement factory issue
In Kurnool of Andhra Pradesh, an all-party delegation met the district Collector C Sudharsan Reddy on April 15 and appealed him to immediately look into the problem of people living in the vicinity of JSW Cement Plant near Bilakala Gudur and Bujanur. Reddy told the delegation that Joint Collector K Kannababu was named the designated officer to look into the issues of the cement factory and render justice to the victims.
The delegation which met the Joint Collector was told that an inquiry would be conducted in the affected villages to ascertain the facts relating to the charges against the factory. So far, 15 demands were made against the management which include adequate compensation on par with market rates, restricting the mining activities to a distance from the residential areas, restoring of D Patta lands to the poor and jobs to the local people.