Promises scribbled on water in Pawan Kalyan’s Pithapuram

Since 1951, Pithapuram has been grappling with longstanding issues, including water scarcity, flood control, and large-scale sea erosion.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 11, 2024 | 9:15 AMUpdatedMay 11, 2024 | 9:15 AM

Samudra Putrulu gazing at the sea from the last row of huts. (South First)

Swanky cars share space with bullock carts, as photographers, YouTubers and journalists swarm Pithapuram Assembly constituency from where Pawan Kalyan, the Telugu superstar and Jana Sena Party leader, has decided to seek a mandate to Andhra Pradesh Assembly. The glitzy blitz unleashed on Pithapuram eclipses the grave issues the constituency faces like coastal erosion, floods and water shortage.

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