Andhra Pradesh cancels project with Singapore consortium: Amaravati's foundations shaken again

In a photo from April 7, 2019, building works can be seen in Amaravati, India.  Farmers have long criticised as impractical the plan to build a concrete capital in one of India's most fertile agricultural regions.
In a photo from April 7, 2019, building works can be seen in Amaravati, India. Farmers have long criticised as impractical the plan to build a concrete capital in one of India's most fertile agricultural regions.PHOTO: ST FILE

BANGALORE - On Monday (Nov 11), the Andhra Pradesh government cancelled a joint project with a Singapore consortium to construct the core financial district of the state's new capital.

As soon as Mr Anumolu Gandhi heard the news, he said he went for a walk in his sprawling banana plantation.

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