Rich tributes were paid to all 14 security personnel including 12 troopers two officers from Central Reserve Police Force, who were brutally killed during a Naxal ambush on Monday in Sukma district at CAF 4th Battalion Shaheed Smarak ground by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Governor Balramji Das Tandon, Chief Minister Dr.
Martyrdom of these brave-hearts will not go in vain and the state will avenge their deaths with more vigour, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh while addressing the media persons soon after paying rich tributes to the martyred 14 security personnel who were killed in the dreaded Naxal ambush at Sukma. "We've accepted the challenge and will definitely win," he added.
Badly distressed as he is due to sudden spurt in Maoists violence in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh suspended his New Delhi tour mid-way and flew back to reach Raipur on Late Monday night. Reaching back to Capital, the state's highest administrative functionary chaired an emergency meeting with top ranking civil and police officials at Chief Minister's officials residence.
In the wake of brutal naxal attack on the security forces and election staff returning from polling, top rank officials of the State Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sunil Kujur and Director General of Police (DGP) A N Upadhyay on Sunday visited the Bastar constituency to take details information from local officials about the incidents of Naxal violence.
Union Minister of Home Affairs Sushil Kumar Shinde along with Chhattisgarh's Governor Shekhar Dutt, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, State Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra and other senior officials of State Administration deliberated upon the recent incidence of naxal violence, at Swami Vivekananda Airport (Mana) today morning. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh informed Union Minister of Home Affairs Shinde about the ambush followed by naxal attack at Tongpal area of Sukma district in Bastar Division yesterday that claimed several lives, including a number of police personnel and also a civilian.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh has expressed profound grief for the CRPF personnel, martyred while braving naxal attack today at Taakbada near village Tongpal of Jagdalpur (Bastar) and Sukma district. Dr Singh has strongly condemned this dastardly act of naxalites. He has expressed heartfelt condolence to the families of the martyrs. Dr. Singh has condemned the naxal attack saying that it was a cowardly act of naxalites.
All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Digvijay Singh arrived in Raipur on Monday evening on a four-day tour. He would be visiting the families of Congress leaders killed in Naxal attack in Darbha Ghati on May 25. Immediately after reaching Raipur the senior Congress leader headed for Ram Krishna Hospital to meet the injured under treatment in the hospital.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has strongly condemned the naxal attack on police team in Ghotapal village of South Bastar (Dantewada) district, today. It is noteworthy that today morning, when the personnel of District Police Force were returning from Madai Ghotapal village, after their duty hours were over, naxalites triggered the landmine blast leaving three police personnel grievously injured. Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has wished early health recovery for the injured personnel including Sub-Inspector of Barsur police station, one police constable and a driver of private vehicle.
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.
Sad and shocked with relentless maoist fury in the hinterlands of Bastar region, particularly against the backdrop of Friday's Naxal-triggered landmine blast which left three officials of Gram Suraaj Abhiyan (GSA) killed on Bijapur-Bhopalpattnam-Madded road, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on late evening hours convened an emergency meeting at his officials residence.