Nestled in the mountains which form the AP / Orissa border are a surprising number of villages, with an active life which belies the serene untrodden appearance of the mountains a we approached from Vizag. The road is used as a connecting path from Hyderabad to Vizag — otherwise one must go from ….
Surprises didn’t end with the paved road. When we reached the village we learned that the local Girijan Samiti – or Tribal organization (of hill people) had begun in 1973 ( – ?). Motor driven water flowed from the taps,
[From Notebook: Natraj Supreme Deluxe. not dated, probably from late 1998]