HM chairs meet on anti-Naxal strategy
Author: Desk May 8, 2017
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to review development and security situation in Maoist infested states; to meet Chief Ministers and top officials from 10 affected states in New Delhi today.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Chief Ministers of 10 Maoist violence-hit states will brainstorm today over ways to chart out a anti- Naxal strategy.
The meeting will be held two weeks after 25 paramilitary personnel were killed by a band of Maoists in Chhattisgarh.
The chief ministers of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha,West Bengal, Bihar, Maharashtra, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh have been invited to take part in the crucial meeting.
Top civil and police officers will also take part in the meet today to devise new ways to tackle the armed rebels.
A holistic review of the situation will be undertaken covering a wide canvas of security and development issues.