Cancel eviction notices served to poor farmers: BJP

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Hyderabad, Dec 27 (UNI) The BJP today urged State Human Rights Commission Chairman Justice Subhashan Reddy to direct the state government to cancel the eviction notices served to poor farmers in East Godavari district.

BJP State President Bandaru Dattatreya, in a memorandum submitted to Human Rights Commission, said the government had served notices to 1623 farmers, belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs), in 16 villages as per the High Court order.

He said the lands were only the source of livelihood for the farmers and the High Court had given notice, presuming that these lands were village tanks.

He alleged that the government had not submitted details to the High Court, clarifying that the lands were not village tanks and cultivating these lands pose no danger to environment.

UNI

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