TDP president Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu today said today that VANPIC project was a best example of rampant abuse of office during the YSR regime and unbridled corruption that was practiced by all.Published Date: 2012-08-14 13:42:21 GMT
Addressing a press conference at NTR Bhavan the TDP president revealed that while the cabinet approved sanction of only 4000 acres to Vanpic project, GOs were issued for 28,000 acres and also dropped the clause of ' tranfer' in the BOT agreement.
He said the farmers were also duped by buying land at low rates of Rs.60,000 to Rs. One lakh while theyw ere sold to the investor at Rs.3 lakhs per acre ( or shown in books at least ) and cheated the farmers of over Rs.300 crore which went to whom is yet to be disclosed.
He narrated instances as to how farmers had become labor and migrated and also how poor were threatened and coerced to sell their livelihood sources
In the same breath he said during the TDP regime the government gave to IT development which in turn gave 1000 jobs for every 1 acres and also triggered the land values by 100 times or even 300 times . ' An acre of land in high tech city is today Rs.30 crore ' he said.
SriNaidu said investors in Vanpic put in hardly Rs.250 crore and aimed to hit the stock market with speculation and make at least Rs.30,000 crore . They used government machinery to ban land sales to any one else but the project hed said demanding that Government withdraw that order, return lands to poor farmers, build homes for them and help them to revive their livelihoods.
He said both YSRC and Congress were twin branches or twin off springs of corruption and that the CM was scared to even give warn the erring ministers in his team .Worst aspect is that the Government it providing legal assistance to all the tainted minsiters and IAS men who abetted crime with YSR.
Condemning the arrest of TDP MLA for supporting the agitators against thermal plant patronized by the minister Dharmana Prasad Rao he said Kiran Govt arrested fishermen in Visakhapatnam NTPC zone for demanding jobs . SC?ST case has been hoisted on PIduguralla MLA Y Srinivas for questioning the Govt.
Sri Naidu said the \TDP will fight relentlessly for full implementation of Tuition fee reimbursement scheme and also justice for todays hooch liquor tragedy victims of Toofran mandal in Medak district