Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park

Reported by

Rahul Maganti

Published on

October 21, 2016

October 21, 2016

Updated on

October 21, 2016

Location of Conflict

Bhimavaram

West Godavari

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Food Processing

Food Park

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People Affected by Conflict

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

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Starting Year

2012

State

Andhra Pradesh

Sector

Industry

Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park Pvt. Ltd is being set up at Bhimavaram in West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. The park is being developed in 55.65 acres with an investment of Rs 125 crore. People residing in the nearby 2025 villages are opposing the project. They claim the project, sanctioned by the Union food processing ministry, would pollute the Gontheru canal, thereby affecting agriculture and fisheries. It is also feared that the groundwater in the vicinity may be contaminated. The management's repeated attempts to go ahead with the project went in vain because of protests by the inhabitants of surrounding villages. People from Tundurru, Jonnalagaruvu and Kamsalibethapudi villages stalled the project work under the banner of the CPI (M), saying the proposed project would spell doom for their lives and farm fields.

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

No items found.

Other Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

Region Classification

Type of Land

Both

Type of Common Land

Non-Forest (Grazing Land)

Total investment involved (in Crores):

122.6

Type of investment:

Year of Estimation

Page Number In Investment Document:

Has the Conflict Ended?

When did it end?

Why did the conflict end?

Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict

Land Acquisition Laws

Legislations/Policies Involved

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Whether claims/objections were made as per procedure in the relevant statute

What was the claim(s)/objection(s) raised by the community? What was the decision of the concerned government department?

Legal Processes and Loopholes Enabling the Conflict:

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Legal Status:

Status of Case In Court

Whether any adjudicatory body was approached

What was the Decision of the Concerned Government Department?

Name of the adjudicatory body

Name(s) of the Court(s)

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Major Human Rights Violations Related to the Conflict:

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Whether criminal law was used against protestors

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Date of Violation

Location of Violation

Nature of Protest

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Government Departments Involved in the Conflict:

Government of Andhra Pradesh

PSUs Involved in the Conflict:

Did LCW Approach Government Authorities for Comments?

Name, Designation and Comment of the Government Authorities Approached

Corporate Parties Involved in the Conflict:

Did LCW Approach Corporate Parties for Comments?

Communities/Local Organisations in the Conflict:

CPM, CPI, YSRCP, Jana Sena

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