Updated: October 5, 2013 13:05 IST
Protesting with tires
Thick smoke billowing out as Samaikyandhra protestors burning tyres and scrap to block the road near the RTC Depot at Maddilapalem as part of the 48-hour bandh called by APNGOs in Visakhapatnam on Friday. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
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.