Self-Help Groups linked to government schemes see Oraon women running farms, working as contractors, driving autorickshaws in impoverished Surguja
State cannot support a civilian vigilante force against Maoists, under any name.
The main objective of the FPS is to plug the chances of Naxals easily storming into the police stations or carrying out a direct gunfire attack from outside.
The Supreme Court has categorically banned Salwa Judum under any name.
While former Judum leader Sukhdev Tati admits some vested interests entered the Judum campaign, he denies an “industry hand”.
A decade after Mahendra Karma launched Salwa Judum, the slain Congress leader’s son Chhavindra is trying to start another movement against Maoists in Chhattisgarh.
The UPA law mandated an elaborate social impact assessment, with compulsory consultations with panchayats and municipalities.
The government calls it the dream project of CM Raman Singh, though the need for a new capital was first underlined by first chief minister Ajit Jogi.
The administration has already identified 306 children in need of assistance across the district.
A four-year-old boy and a 52-year-old man died, reportedly of starvation
The deceased are STF constable Sitaram Kunjam and assistant constable of the district force Moti Ram (28).
In February, Kanker district administration had issued a similar order and a copy of that order was sent to the district’s VHP offices as well.
‘Sangwari Khabariya’, a UNICEF supported collective works to empower adolescents in Chhattisgarh.
Agrawal said, “This order was issued by mistake. I have asked education officer to withdraw it immediately.”
The incident was reported in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district on Monday.