Kakinada: East Godavari has 11 Agency mandals out of total 64 mandals including the four merged from Telangana. In addition to this, the district has Visakha Agency adjacent to it and Odisha, Chhattisgarh as bordering States besides Telangana.
With vast forest areas in and around the district, ganja transportation is said to be on the rise despite police and excise department keeping constant vigil. While the police keep tracking the vehicles both passenger and goods, the traders involved in ganja are opting for new modes of transport. More