Twitteratis trended the hashtag #15000CroreBauxiteScamInAP on Tuesday all day long. Read what it is all about.
The Bauxite Scam In Andhra Pradesh
Nara Lokesh, the National General Secretary of Telugu Desam Party (TDP), alleged that the Jaganmohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh Government is involved in a Bauxite Scam worth 15,000 crores in the Vizag district of Visakhapatnam.
Allegedly, the government has laid a road for the YSRCP (Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party) mafia to steal Bauxite, an ore of Aluminium, in the Manyam region of Vizag district. A 30-feet wide road has been laid over a 14-km stretch for easy transport of the ore that connects directly to Kakinada Port. From there, it would be shipped to foreign destinations, alleges a TDP leader.
This road has been constructed in the protected forest region for which 10,000 trees were cut down. It is a massive loss of biodiversity and adds to the menace of climate change. To justify this…