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TDP govt committed to development of tribals, says AP CM

Press Trust of India  |  Visakhapatnam(AP) 

Chief Minister N Chandrababu today said the TDP government was committed to the development of tribals and would consider their sentiments with regard to bauxite in the agency areas (tribal tracts in the eastern ghats) in the district.

In his address at World Tribals dayin Agency, alleged that ignoring the sentiments of tribals, the government, in undivided Andhra Pradesh, during 2005-2007 period had attempted to allot the bauxite to AP Mineral Development Corporate and supply of the ore to some private companies.

He further alleged that then government had tried to loot thebauxite mineral found in Jerrela, Sapparala and Ananthagiri (over 8,000 acres) areas within agency.

Charging the BJP with have doing 'injustice' to Andhra Pradesh, said his (TDP) had been fighting to protectthe interests and the rights of the people of the state.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 20:50 IST