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.
Thirteen days after he was kidnapped by Maoists, District Collector Alex Paul Menon was received at home in Sukma by his joyous and relieved family Friday. Soon after, Chhattisgarh Chief Dr. Raman Singh said no secret deal had been struck with the rebels to secure his release. Menon, a 32 year old Indian Administrative Service official from Tamil nadu, had emerged on Thursday from captivity at 6.30 pm, accompanied by Maoists mediators in Tarmetla, a tiny forested hamlet.
After much deliberations and high voltage drama, Alex Paul Menon, Collector of Sukma, who was taken hostage by Naxals twelve days back, walked free on Thursday evening. Prof Hargopal and B D Sharma, two interlocutor representing Naxals walked out of Tadmetla forest visibly relieved along with a bit distraught looking Menon by their side at 6.10 pm. Menon, accompanied by the two interlocutors, came out of the jungle in a State Government jeep where he spoke a few words to the waiting media persons.
Barring any last minute hitch, Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon, who has been held hostage by Maoists for 11 days, will be freed on Thursday. A late night statement by the Maoists said, "We are ready to hand over Menon on May 3 in front of people of Tadmetla." The 32 year old IAS officer, who was abducted on April 21, will be handed over to the two mediators of the Maoists. "Our mediators B D Sharma and G Hargopal had come to an agreement with the Chhattisgarh Government for release of our prisoners from various jails of Chhattisgarh. We are thankful to our mediators who did their level best.