AP govt cancels lease of Prakasam TDP leaders granite quarries
Based on the report submitted by the Vigilance sleuths, the AP government on Monday evening issued a GO cancelling the lease of granite quarries owned by the TDP leaders in Prakasam district. TDP Addanki MLA Gottipati Ravi Kumar and his associates had taken five and six granite quarries on lease from the state government respectively in Ballikurava. Former Kandukur TDP MLA Pothula Rama Rao has a granite quarrying company by name Southern Granite in Chimakurthy. The AP government had already imposed crores of rupees as penalty for committing irregularities in quarrying granite.