57 more Naxals surrender before Odisha Police, total 315 in one week

The surrendered Maoist supporters will be rehabilitated as per the state government policy.

By: IANS | Bhubaneswar | Published:March 13, 2016 4:51 pm
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As many as 57 Maoist supporters, including 25 women, surrendered before Odisha Police on Sunday, taking the total number of those who have surrendered in the last one week to 315.

These 57 sympathisers belong to Tamuda village in Malkangiri district.

A total of 315 Maoist supporters have given up violence and surrendered in the past seven days, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Mitrabhanu Mohapatra said on Sunday.

“The rebels who surrendered today (Sunday) include 11 armed militia and two village committee members. The Maoist supporters were working for Kalimela Dalam of the Communist Party of India-Maoist,” the police officer said.

He said the surrendered Maoist supporters will be rehabilitated as per the state government policy.

Notably, 19 Maoist sympathisers, who were members of Darwa division of the outlawed CPI-Maoist, surrendered on Saturday.

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    Rajesh
    Mar 13, 2016 at 3:28 pm
    Now we knew Why there was desperation at JNU. Soon communism/naxalism will be wiped out in India. May GOD bless India.
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