Pullarao Pentapati along with farmers at an irirgation site in Andhra Pradesh

Pullarao Pentapati along with farmers at an irirgation site in Andhra Pradesh. The farmer were demanding  that the ancient dam be modernised so that the villages nearby are not floded annually.
Pentapati Pullarao Villages Farmer
Pullarao Pentapati had petitioned the Ministry of Social justice and the Anthropological Survey of India to help the backward community of Athirasus get official Backward Class status. The Athirasu community numbers only 70,000 people and spread out in two districts of Andhra Pradesh. A large procession was held in Rajahmundry city to demand such a status. Pullarao Pentapati is seen in the fore front of this picture.

The ATHIRASU community did get Backward Class status eventually.Pentapati Pullarao Community

Pullarao Pentapati meeting villagers who were demanding that the National Highway Authority of India build an Underpass at Sajjapuram. The NHAI visited the area on the demand of Dr Pentapati Pullarao and met with the villagers and addressed their concerns.

Pentapati Pullarao

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