AVKA opposes bauxite mining

The Andhra Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram (AVKA) strongly opposed any move from the state government to promote exploration for bauxite by corporates in the tribal areas of the district. On the last day of the 3-day conclave of the Ashram on Sunday, they passed a resolution opposing the move by the government on mining that causes heavy displacement of tribals, heavy destruction of forest wealth and affects the environment.