Going by the way the beaches in the city look like, the plans of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) and other authorities to give a facelift to the city and make it an attractive tourist destination appear farfetched.
The RK Beach, located strategically on a posh stretch of the city with many star hotels around, presents a sorry state of affairs.
Plastic spoons and bags, half-eaten food and other garbage can be seen littered on the sand, along with remnants of a recent religious ritual.
A visit to the beach proves that the GVMC is taking efforts to keep the beach clean, as around 45 cleaners have been employed at the site, who work from morning till five in the evening.
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