Chhattisgarh: 18 Maoists surrender in Kanker, a day after govt opened doors for talks

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New Delhi | Published: October 24, 2016 9:19:23 AM

A day after the Chhattisgarh government announced that they are open for dialogue with the naxals, 18 maoists have surrendered in Kanker district.

The state that is aggressively hit by Naxal movement is renovating surrender and rehabilitation policies in order to restore peace back.(Representational image PTI)The state that is aggressively hit by Naxal movement is renovating surrender and rehabilitation policies in order to restore peace back.(Representational image PTI)

A day after the Chhattisgarh government announced that they are open for dialogue with the naxals, 18 maoists have surrendered in Kanker district.

The Police statement confirmed that 18 maoists, including two women have voluntarily surrendered in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker. They also laid down big numbers of ammunition including an Indian Small Arma System rifle, a self-loading rifle, four 303 rifles, four 12-bore guns and five other loaded rifles.

“Government’s doors for talks with Naxals are always open provided that the dialogue must be under the purview of democracy and constitution,” state’s Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra had said.

Those who surrendered include Military Company Number 5 Member Sarita Dugga, Platoon 25 ‘Commander’ Sonsai Korram, Hindur Jan Militia Platoon ‘Comdr’ Karru Dugga, Partapur Area Committee Platoon 5 ‘Deputy Comdr’ Sobhi Dugga and Rowghat Area Committee Member Rajbatti Dhruv.

The state that is aggressively hit by Naxal movement is renovating surrender and rehabilitation policies in order to restore peace back.

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