Compensation for displaced families emerge as an issue
| Sunday | 31st March, 2019
Several of the displaced families are still in rented houses, while a few have come, occupied and completed the unfinished structures.
The government has taken up construction of houses in rehabilitation colonies for these displaced families.
Polavaram: The election in this scheduled tribes (ST) reserved assembly constituency is being fought on the issue of compensation for families displaced by the implementation of the Polavaram project The segment has been a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) stronghold since 1983.
Congress won the seat in every election with communists in the rival camp, but politics took a new turn with the arrival of TDP in 1982.This time the core issue here is compensation for the displaced families of the Polavaram project.
The rest would be shifted and rehabilitated once the project is completed and water is stored.The families, who were shifted from seven villages, cry foul.
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