Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: Tribals sent back officials along with bulldozers and other earth moving machines on their way to their village to demolish their houses after they put up a roadblock at Chinnayyapalem in Anandapuram mandal on Wednesday.

The tribals of Kushilivada panchayat are up in arms against Jagammagata reservoir proposed at a cost of over Rs.2 crores, in protest against meagre compensation. About 30 tribal families will be displaced by a canal.