Raipur: Fifteen villages in Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar district of Dantewada, thought-about Maoist strongholds until just lately, are set to be declared free from Naxal affect on August 15.

A survey carried out in these villages six months in the past has discovered that full normalcy has restored in these villages and the native villagers now not are feeling threats of Maoists. “We’re going to conduct a recent survey in these villages to reaffirm that these villages at the moment are utterly free from Maoist affect. We are going to declare them free from Naxal affect on August 15”, Dantewada district superintendent of police Dr Abhishek Pallav stated.


These villages located practically 100 km from block headquarters of Dantewada had been as soon as Maoist strongholds and the writ of Naxal used to run within the villages, police stated.

The weekly markets in these villages had usually been swarmed by armed Maoists. Safety personnel had been attacked a number of occasions by Naxals in these weekly markets earlier.

In keeping with the police, the elected representatives of native rural our bodies belonging to those villages had earlier fled their properties fearing reprisals from Maoists. “Native elected representatives corresponding to panchayat members, sarpanches & panchayat secretaries have returned to their villages indicating that Maoists now not dominated the villages”, police stated. The important thing indicator of normalcy in these villages was that roads and bridges being in-built a few of these villages are being constructed with out deployment of forces, police stated.


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