Land acquisition for Amaravathi - Anantapur Express Highway in Andhra Pradesh

Reported by

Rahul Maganti

Published on

May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017

Updated on

May 4, 2017

Location of Conflict

Amaravathi, Anantapur, Kurnool and Kadapa. Prakasham , Kurnool, Kadapa, Anantapuramu.

Guntur

This is a Left Wing Extremism Affected District

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Roads

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People Affected by Conflict

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

10846

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Starting Year

2017

State

Andhra Pradesh

Sector

Infrastructure

The Government is planning to construct a 371 KM long Expressway from Amaravathi to Anantapur and this will be joined by a two feeder roads, a 123 KM long one from Kurnool and a 104 KM long one from Kadapa a total of 598 KM. This also includes 6 huge flyovers and 43 bridges across villages and tunnels to the tune of 28 KM. The total estimated cost of the project is 27,600 crore and is expected to reduce the journey time by just two hours. In February this year, the Chief Minister ordered the officials to complete the land acquisition by May and the project by 2019. However, the land acquisition process has just started and this conference was organized as part of the resistance to the Expressway. The Government is planning to take 26,800 acres of land, which includes 3751 acres of forest land and the rest being agricultural ideas. The Government has not even put forward a proposal for the diversion of forest land to MoEF. The Govt. can instead plan to convert the already existing State Highways NH 16 and NH 50 into National Highways and expand them, opine a lot of people.

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

Forest

Total investment involved (in Crores):

27600

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:

No items found.

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)

Case Number

Major Human Rights Violations Related to the Conflict:

No items found.

Whether criminal law was used against protestors

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Date of Violation

Location of Violation

Nature of Protest

No items found.

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:

Communist Party of India (Marxist), YSR Congress Party, Farmer Organisations

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