The CRPF has nearly 30,000 personnel posted in Chhattisgarh and provide crucial support to the state police.
Rajnath said that Centre was taking ‘all possible measures to increase the capability of the state governments.’
National highway accessible, CRPF presence heavy, yet three major attacks in less than a year.
He was one among 15 security personnel ambushed by the Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. His family lives at Jagannathpur locality in Ranchi.
Kaushal joined CRPF in 2004. He was a member of CRPF’s 80 battalion, deployed in Delhi before being sent to Chhattisgarh around a year ago.
Chhattisgarh police spokesperson confirmed death of 15 CRPF jawans and 5 cops of the state force.
The attack on the Congress convoy on May 25, 2013 resulted in 27 deaths, including that of former state minister Mahender Karma.
Four-five Maoists were also killed in the shootout in Bijapur,reports said.
Maoists accused BJP and Congress of making allegations against each other for electoral gains.
Former Union minister and Congress leader V C Shukla,who was injured in the Chhattisgarh Maoist attack,has shown further signs of improvement
Thirty police personnel were killed and many others injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon District on Sunday.