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Farmers in Amravati blockading a road to protest the proposed shifting of administrative capital to Visakhapatnam.(Sourced Photo)

Farmers force Amravati shutdown over Andhra Pradesh’s capital controversy

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 02:15 PM IST
Thousands of farmers in 29 villages around Amaravati blocked roads and staged dharnas. Led by the Joint Action Committee, the protesters put up barricades and prevented police personnel from entering the villages.
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