The highway being built along Dadapur — Purada-Godalwahi — is one of three state highways that the state government hopes to complete on a priority basis. It will provide a vital source of connectivity to local residents and also aid police movement, said officials.
Gadchiroli Maoist attack LIVE Updates: The incident took place in the afternoon when a quick response team (QRT) of the state police was going towards a spot where Maoists had set on fire around 30 vehicles.
Naxals attacked a convoy of Congress leaders during the party's `Parivartan Rally' campaign in the Jhiram Valley in Bastar distirct on May 25, 2013, killing 29 people including then state Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel.
"The condition of injured CRPF jawans is stated to be stable and they have been taken to a hospital in Ranchi for better treatment. The search and combing operation is still going on," said a senior police official.