The statues of actors Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Nandamuri Harikrishna and director Dasari Narayana Rao that do the Beach Road have now been removed.
These statues were uninstalled by the civic officials on Monday midnight based on the directions of the AP High Court. It may be recollected that some civil groups have approached the court against the installation of these three statues terming it illegal ahead of General Elections.
Following the appeal, the court directed the civic authorities to start measures for eradication of the statues. As per the sources, the civic staff removed the statues during midnight to avoid any resistance from the public.