Andhra Farmer, Family Turn To Begging To Arrange "Bribe" To Get Land Back | Read

PUBLISHED ON: December 20, 2018 | Duration: 2 min, 07 sec

  
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A farmer and his family in Andhra Pradesh have taken to begging on the streets to get their land back from their relatives. The farmer claims he is collecting money to bribe a local revenue official who allegedly withheld the ownership papers of his land. He said the family chose to beg, as a form of protest, to expose corruption. Manyam Venkateswarulu or Raju, a farmer in Kurnool district, his wife and two children were seen with banners around their neck and a begging bowl, urging people to donate so he can "bribe" the local officer.
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