23 more included in drought-affected mandals' list

23 more included in drought-affected mandals list
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The Andhra Pradesh Government has declared 23 more mandals as drought-hit. A notification to this effect was issued on Friday. With this the total number of drought-hit mandals has gone up to 121.  

The Andhra Pradesh Government has declared 23 more mandals as drought-hit. A notification to this effect was issued on Friday. With this the total number of drought-hit mandals has gone up to 121.

Among the new mandals included in the list are Mylavaram, Yerraguntla, Kamalapuram, Valluru, Atluru, Siddhavatam, Chakraipet, Galiveedu, Sambepalli, T Sundupalli, Chitvenl, Pullampet, Obulavaripalle and Railway Koduru in Kadapa district and D Hirehal, Yadiki, Uraakonda, Beluguppa, Kalyanadurg, N Pulakunta, Tanakal and Gandlapenta in Anantapur.

The collectors of the respective districts have sent recommended these mandals for inclusion.

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