Mon, Nov 24, 2014, 02:29 PM
The residents of Kuppam in Chittoor district have a tough time facing the menace of elephants which are having a free run in their agricultural lands.The villagers are in grip of fear after herds of elephants have eaten away their plantation crops of banana, maize, mango, tomato and potato. Around 22 elephants were spotted at the adjoining areas of villages in Kuppam. Forest officials have been blamed for not taking the matter seriously. On the other hand, the villagers have been spending sleepless nights since two and a half months.