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PTI Last Updated at 09 Aug 2018, 20:08 IST India

Andhra Pradesh Chief

Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said the TDP government was

committed to the development of tribals and would consider

their sentiments with regard to bauxite mining in the agency

areas (tribal tracts in the eastern ghats) in the district.

In his address at World Tribals dayin Vizag Agency,Naidu

alleged that ignoring the sentiments of tribals, the Congress

government, in undivided Andhra Pradesh, during 2005-2007

period had attempted to allot the bauxite mining to AP Mineral

Development Corporate and supply of the ore to some private


He further alleged that then Congress government had

tried to loot thebauxite mineral found in Jerrela, Sapparala

and Ananthagiri (over 8,000 acres) areas within Vizag agency.

Charging the BJP with have doing 'injustice' to Andhra

Pradesh, Naidu said his Telugu Desam Party (TDP) had been

fighting to protectthe interests and the rights of the people

of the state.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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