A large number of residents of hill-slopes staging a demonstration under the aegis of CPI in front of the Sub-Collector’s office in Vijayawada demanding allotment of pattas to their sites, on Friday. Photo: V. Raju
Jaggery-making is no more an exclusive activity of the farmers in the plains. The revenue-generating activity has reached Darakonda in the Tribals-inhabited Agency mandal of Visakhapatnam District. The area was known for dominance of naxalites. The Hindu photographer K.R. Deepak captures the activity at Darakonda in Eastern Ghats.