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.
State Government have approved Rs 8.47 crores for construction of buildings for five government polytechnic colleges of state. Technical Education Minister Ramvichaar Netam informed today that these polytechnic colleges are situated in District Headquarters Baikunthpur of Koriya, District Headquarters Jashpur, Narainpur, Bijapur and North Bastar (Kanker).
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh addressed the massive public gathering organized in Tehsil Headquarters Bhopalpatnam of leftist insurgency-affected Bijapur district, situated roughly 525 km away from capital city Raipur. In his address, Chief Minister said that State Government's schemes are made for the welfare of every family in state. State Government believes that development of every individual is the key to overall progress of state. Positive effects of these schemes are much visible in form of development in areas of Bijapur.
In biggest ever strike by a joint team of security forces, at least 15 Maoist guerrillas in uniform, were killed after a fierce gunfight in the dense jungles of restive Sukma District, in the wee hours of Tuesday. However, there was no report of police casualty, till the reports last came in. Post the gunfight, the joint team of security forces comprising commandos from Andhra Pradesh's anti-Maoist Grey Hound, troopers from 217 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and District Force of Bijapur and Sukma districts, recovered nine out of 15 bodies, including five women and four men.
A joint team of District Force (DF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Task Force (STF) recovered a Naxal dump in the forest of Munga during routine searching in Gangaloor area on Saturday while destroyed a naxal monument in Pedakorma village the next day. The dump was containing 250 kilograms of gelatin, ammonium nitrate, urea, cords, wires and other explosive materials. The anti-bomb squads defused the explosives on the spot.