Mon, Jun 22, 2015, 02:36 PM
At the start of the rainy season, the hunt for diamonds begins in Kurnool, Kadapa and Ananthapur districts. The locals discover the gems. But wily businessmen and officials have formed a mafia and hoodwink the innocent finders by paying them pittance for the stones. They make them believe that they are just coloured stones and nothing valuable. While this is on, the government is losing crores of rupees by way of revenue.