The police said that Naxals were expected to make every possible attempt to disrupt polling in Gadchirol.
A police press note later claimed three Naxals could have been killed in the encounter.
As per 2011 census, Thane, with nearly 1.1 crore residents, had emerged as India’s most populous district.
Lalsu Pungati, 25, was shot seven times by an “action team of Naxals” comprising five to six members around 3 pm when Pungati was on an intelligence mission.
Gadchiroli has always registered high turnouts, largely because security personnel have been escorting voters to the booths.
Arre bhai jara ruko (please stop), Rahul said before bringing his speech to an end in the next sentence.
The Navasanjivan Project has resulted in the surrender of 49 Naxals says K Sankarnarayanan.
Raju Ajmera and Laxman Sidam, both were called out by Naxals and questioned over their alleged role as police informers.
The year 2013 also witnessed one of the highest number of Naxal casualties, 26, in police encounters.
Police seized 24 walkie-talkie sets that he was allegedly taking to a Naxal group camping in the jungles.
The surrender was formalised at a programme presided over by Additional Director General of Police .
Identity of one of the two women Naxals killed in an encounter in Etapalli tahsil two days ago has been resolved with her family identifying the body.
Two families had claimed the bodies and cremated them.
He said the SAG unit had gone for a for a planned operation since there was information about Naxal movement.
villages include Lenguda,Halewara,Kotmi,Ankepalli,Vedampalli,Nelgonda,Repanpalli,Bhatpaar,Jounde & Middapalli.