Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Chhattisgarh on Monday to fulfill safety personnel who have been injured in a Naxal attack and asserted that the combat against the ultras will likely be intensified and can stop solely after ending the menace. Amit Shah visited CRPF camp in Bijapur district’s Bansaguda interacting with jawans over lunch to spice up their morale a few days after 22 of their colleagues were martyred.
Addressing the jawans, Amit Shah stated,” The Government of understands all your problems and is firmly standing with you in this fight. We will address all the loopholes as early as possible.” He stated that the sacrifices of the safety personnel will all the time be remembered for taking the battle against Naxals to a “decisive turn”.
“I want to assure the country that this fight (against Naxals) will not stop… rather it will continue with more intensity. In this fight, our victory is definite in the end,” Amit Shah asserted.
He appealed Naxals to shun violence and give up and in addition warned of extreme motion against those that refuse hold their weapons down.
“When a friend leaves us and goes we do feel sad. But the poor of this area is devoid of development due to naxal issue…We welcome those who want to surrender and come to us but we’ll have no option if you have weapons in hands,” Amit Shah stated.
Earlier within the day, he chaired a high-level assembly at Jagdalpur, the headquarters of Bastar district, on the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) state of affairs after paying homage to the martyred jawans.
The newest Naxal attack befell between Jonaguda and Tekalguda villages alongside the border of Sukma and Bijapur districts within the Bastar area. Thirty one safety personnel have been additionally injured within the ensuing gun-battle with Naxals.
The safety personnel have been ambushed by Naxals once they have been out on a combing operation in a forest alongside the Bijapur and Sukma districts. Out of the overall 22 fatalities, the CRPF misplaced eight males, together with seven commandos of the CoBRA (CRPF’s elite unit) and one jawan of the Bastariya battalion, eight of the opposite deceased have been from the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and 6 from the Special Task Force (STF). One jawan remains to be lacking, officers stated.
(With inputs from PTI)