Students from Dantewada and Bijapur, who had an opportunity to meet the first citizen of the state Governor Balramji Dass Tandon at Raj Bhavan and the Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Sunday, were delighted after listening to the inspiring words from the Governor and the Chief Minister. The students from the naxalhit districts were in the capital on Sunday under a study tour. During their visit to the Raj Bhavan. the students were advised by the Governor to learn as much as possible as it is the right time for them to do so.
In a major success for Chhattisgarh police, 13 ultras, Including a woman, surrendered along with arms and explosives in separate places of the insurgency-hit Bastar region. "Thecadres who surrendered, said they were frustrated with the high handedness of senior cadres particularly from Andhra Pradesh and exploitation by them of women and lower rank rebels," a senior police official told PTI. They were involved in several incidents of crime including, blast incidents, damaging government properties, torching vehicle engaged in road construction and others, in the region, the official added.
After a prolonged lull, Naxals on Wednesday to kill four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, part of a road sanitisation drive ahead of CRPF civic action programme in Cheramangi village. As the personnel were heading towards Nukanpal village under Awapalli Police Station area on Wednesday morning, a party of Naxals opened indiscriminate fire on them.
Judicial Commission headed by Justice VK Agrawal, Ex-Chairman Chhattisgarh Consumer Protection Commission and Chairman Madhya Pradesh Fee Regulatory Appellate Tribunal, constituted to investigate the case of encounter between Security Forces and Naxalites that had occured on May 17 and 18 2013 in village Edasmeta under Gangaloor police station juridiction in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, has extended the time-limit for submission of proofs and evidences till November 27, 2013.
Strengthening the base of peaceful development in Naxal-violence affected areas, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Tuesday inaugurated and laid foundation of about 851 development works around Rs 191.65 crores during his day-long visit to two Naxal-affected districts of Chhattisgarh namely Bijapur and Narainpur, which include 94 development worth Rs 80.95 crore in Bijapur and 757 development works worth Rs 111 crore in Narainpur district.