The mass resignation by 32 volunteers: The resignation of a group of volunteers in the Manyam area of Visakhapatnam district has caused a stir. Thirty-two village volunteers from the Maoist-dominated Budaralla panchayat in Manyam handed over their resignation letters to the Kozhikode MPDO on Tuesday. ‘Tribal villages in remote areas are being operated without road and transport facilities. Expressed concern that the police were harassing them on suspicion of maintaining links with the Maoists.
Although they have brought the issue of harassment to the notice of their superiors many times, they have ignored the complaint. Under these circumstances, they could not perform their duties as volunteers. They handed over their resignation letters and asked the MPDO to accept their resignation immediately. Volunteers said they would return to duty if police stopped the harassment.
It became interesting how the authorities would react to the volunteers ’decision. The resignation by 32 volunteers was discussed and It is sensational to say that the police are harassing. Authorities are yet to respond to the resignation.