Representatives of civil rights association and people’s organisations on Thursday visited Achayyapeta near Anakapalle and extended their support to the people of Achayyapeta and surrounding villages who are agitating against Anakapalle municipality’s plan to dump the town’s garbage in their village.

President of district APCLC unit T. Sreerama Murthy, convenor of Anti-Privatisation Struggle Committee P.V. Ramana, convenor of Dalita Vimukti S.V. Ramana, convenor of Movement for People-Centred Development J.V. Ratnam, Ganesh of IFTU, B. Sreenu and Chinna Yadav of Anakapalle Yadava Sangahm and others visited the site on which Anakapalle municipality dumped garbage on March 22. General secretary of AP Vyavasaya Vrittidarula Union P.S. Ajay Kumar explained them that the Anakapalle municipality violated many laws and Acts. The dumping was not continued following an interim stay. The leaders condemned the arrest of villagers for protesting dumping of garbage in their village.