Tensions prevailed in Buggaram of Jagtial district with police forcing the farmers who sat in protest against the officials who occupied their lands for the Prakruthi Vanam scheme.
The farmers who have been protesting in their occupied land for a week alleged that the district authorities occupied their lands. The farmers even celebrated Raksha Bandhan in the protest area.
The protesting farmers claimed that the government has given them land in survey number 516 for which they have been receiving money under the Rythu Bandhu scheme.
They also confirmed that their names are included in the Dharani portal as well. Congress district unit president Lakshman Kumar and his followers who reached the protest area to support the farmers were also arrested by the police.