Rulers and people’s representatives who lacked sincerity are responsible for north coastal Andhra remaining backward, participants of a seminar on backwardness of Uttarandhra and role of political parties, organised by the Uttarandhra Journalists Front (UJF) here on Saturday.

The seminar was organised on the 151{+s}{+t}birth anniversary of Gurajada Apparao to highlight the problems being faced by the people of this region.