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.
Outbreak of diarrhoea in Kodripal village in Chhattisgarh's Sukma District has claimed lives of three villagers including a woman while twenty-four others fell ill. The victims were hospitalized. While authorities claimed that the situation was under control on Friday evening, Opposition Congress Party Government, blaming that the Government neglects tribal Bastar region.
Sukma District First Anniversary Celebration
Formation of the new districts has expedited development and it has also helped in connecting the remote areas with the main stream. The purpose of the carving out 11 new districts and giving Tahsil status to 146 development blocks in the last 5 years was to bring administration closer to the people and it has helped in boosting development of the area. people are now realizing the difference this small step of the Government has made in their lives, stated Dr.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh attended the celebrations of the first anniversary of the newly formed district Sukma under the naxal affected Bastar district.
First Anniversary Celebration on Foundation of 9 New Districts in Chhattisgarh
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First Anniversary will be celebrated in Balod on 10th January 2013.
First Anniversary will be celebrated in Gariabandon 11th January 2013.
First Anniversary will be celebrated in Mungeli on 12th January 2013.
First Anniversary will be celebrated in Bemetara on 13th January 2013.
First Anniversary will be celebrated in Sukma on 16th January 2013.
First Anniversary will be celebrated in Balrampur-Ramanujganj on 17th January 2013.
First Anniversary will be celebrated in Baloda Bazar-Bhatapara on 18th January 2013.
First Anniversary will be celebrated in Surajpur on 19th January 2013.
The Joint Patrolling Party of 150 Battalion CRPF and District Force while on their routine patrolling across the Dornapal Jagargunda forests were in for a shock when they came under sudden attack by the Naxals. The cross firing went on for few hours after which the Naxal retreated to their forest cover. Although, no casualties were reported, the security personnel did manage to recover a lot of Naxal uniforms and a 10kg Tiffin Bomb from the spot.
"The leaders of the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party are only seeking votes from the tribals but are not bothered about there basic needs. During last nine years, Dr. Raman Singh Government has only exploited the poor people of Bastar for their vested interest, but never thought to benefit them," alleged Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee President Nand Kumar Patel, while addressing a public meeting in Sukma on Monday after staging 'gherao' of Collectorate. The police resored to mid cane-charge to disperse the Congress workers attempting to 'gherao' Collectorate.
At least eight police personnel of Chhindgarh Chowk in Sukma district were injured in a Naxalite ambush on Wednesday. Two seriously injured police were airlifted to Jagdalpur for treatment. Naxalite literatures were found in Dubbatota and Kerlapal. Strike called by Naxalites largely affected normal life in South Bastar.