Fri, Oct 02, 2015, 05:39 PM
Tension prevailed in the villages where land is being acquired for Bhogapuram airport, in Vizianagaram district, as farmers tried to stop Rites Institute officials who came to survey the land. The police who accompanied the officials arrested 10 farmers and took them to the police station. When word spread about the incident, a number of villagers started gathering at the police station to stage a protest. Farmers in Thudem and Ravada villages were involved in the incident.