ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Srikrishna Committee: Thorough But Unviable

It is unfortunate that the Srikrishna Committee turned out to be insensitive to the passionate disapproval in Telangana of a Samaikya (United) Andhra identity. This seems primarily because of the hegemonic thinking that puts a premium on development and technology in meeting people's aspirations. This thinking finds favour with the coastal Andhra capitalist elite, for this class believes in the global consensus on neoliberal development as a panacea for all social problems. This in essence means the subordination in Telangana of the people's collective aspirations to the interests of capital.

ANDHRA PRADESH-Peoples Action to Protect Water Sources

People's Action to Protect Water Sources M Channa Basavaiah The case of Gopi Cheruvu shows that the determination of people to protect water bodies in their vicinity can be a step towards framing policies against land-grabbing real estate agents.

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