A meeting held at the Collectorate on Saturday has exposed the lies spread by the National Highway Authority regarding the widening of the NH 17 in the district, the NH-17 Janakeeya Karma Samithi has alleged.

The samithi said the authority had to admit at the meet that the project did not have clearance from the Environment Ministry. The expansion could not proceed without considering the grievances of those who would be displaced.

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