ANDHRA PRADESH

Mill workers stage protest

LENDING SUPPORT: CPI(M) district secretary T. Shadrak addressing workers of Bharat Alloys Energy Ltd. at the Collectorate in Kurnool on Monday.

LENDING SUPPORT: CPI(M) district secretary T. Shadrak addressing workers of Bharat Alloys Energy Ltd. at the Collectorate in Kurnool on Monday.  

Staff Reporter

KURNOOL: The workers of Bharat Alloys Energy Ltd staged a demonstration at the collectorate here on Monday urging the Government to stop closure of the mill.

CPI(M) secretary T. Shadrak alleged that the management tried to serve notices on the workers informing of the closure due to escalation of power bills. He urged the Government to immediately intervene and save the mill.

Encroachments

The police, revenue and municipal workers removed encroachments from an open site at Ganesh Nagar in the city on Monday. Dozens of families supported by a political party put up huts on the open site.

The administration removed the huts after dispersing the angry squatters. Meanwhwile, the district Collector has expressed his displeasure over the slow pace of ration cards distribution on Monday.

He inspected the camp and inquired from the families. The applicants said they were made to wait for hours together for the cards as they bunched all applications together.

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