In a press meet before the meeting, Singh focused on the need to proactive, acting before attacks.
The current socio-political ambience in the country provides a perfect alibi for the Maoists to not only exist but also spread their wings.
CRPF jawans killed: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will pay tributes to those who lost their lives in the attack. He is currently on his way to Raipur.
Senior police officers said the ambush took place after personnel from the 74th battalion of CRPF had emerged from their camp to secure an under-construction road in a Maoist stronghold in south Sukma.
Police said that Ashish was a member of the Bihar-Jharkhand Special Area Committee (BJ-SAC) and had been the mastermind behind several operations over the last few years.
On May 20, Nama and Sautenar’s nightly vigil became national news when a group of visiting activists from Delhi was accused of trying to persuade the villages to “support the Maoists”.
Officials said that a routine patrol party of APSP detected the movement of Maoists suspected to be members of Galikonda Area Committee in the forest and asked them to surrender.
“Our operation team is yet to reach the headquarters. We will reveal identity of the Maoists after their return,” Rai said. The police said a few .303 rifle and a 9-mm pistol have been recovered.
The Maoists had earlier demanded that the TRC be given powers to grant general amnesty had been turned down by the Supreme Court.
The two back-to-back deaths led to anger, with protests across district headquarters. Chief Minister Raman Singh condemned the deaths, saying the “Maoists were playing violent games with the lives of people”.
The Chhattisgarh Police on Friday announced the surrender of 56 “Maoists” from different parts of the rebel-hit Bastar region.
The encounter took place somewhere near Sakler in Sukma, around thirty kilometres away from the Chhattisgarh Telangana border
Palamau Deputy Commissioner K Srinivasan had on Wednesday told media that three policemen had been killed in the blast and seven others injured.
Commandant of 134 Battalion of CRPF S K Linda said the IED went off when their vehicle was leading other security personnel comprising paramilitary and district armed forces in a special drive.
Sarpanch killed for being police informer