Wed, Dec 23, 2015, 12:51 PM
30 officials of Forest department were detained by villagers of Pydichintapadu of Eluru mandal in West Godavari district. The officials visited the village, in order to create breaches to Kolleru lake. The villagers said that the lake was their only means of water supply for their drinking water needs as well as for the animals. Therefore they cannot allow the water to go to other places. The officials were released only on the assurance that they would not breach the lake.