We will uproot Naxals, says Chhattisgarh CM after 17 jawans killed in Sukma
Monday, 23 March 2020 A day after 17 security personnel lost their lives in an encounter with Naxals, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, said on Monday that the Maoists will be uprooted. "Though we have suffered a massive loss, we will uproot the Naxals," he told reporters. After laying wreaths on the coffins and paying tributes, the CM met the families of the killed security personnel and offered his condolences.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren met the family members of Roshan Horo in Ranchi on June 24. Roshan Horo was killed by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans at Murhu block in Khunti district. CM Soren directed that the deceased's wife be given Rs 10 lakh as financial aid and a job in the block office at Murhu. While addressing the media in Ranchi on June 25, the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren said, "He (Roshan Horo) lost his life during the combing operation. We will be providing a compensation amount of Rs 10 lakh to his wife and we will transfer it in her bank account." "We will also provide job to his wife," Jharkhand CM Soren added. Roshan was a resident of Kumhardih village in Murhu police station area. On March 20, 2020, the CRPF was conducting an intensive operation against Naxalites near Utrudit Middle School, 2 km from the village, following reports of Naxal activities. He died after being shot by CRPF personnel during the operation.
The Maharashtra gave guard of honour to police personnel who lost their lives in an encounter with naxals. Two policemen died in Naxalites ambush. The encounter took place with maoists in Gadchiroli district on Sunday.
As many as four Naxals on May 13 surrendered before police in Chhattisgarh's Sukma. Giving information, Sukma Superintendent of Police Shalabh Sinha said that out of four, two Naxals had big bounty on their heads. One of the Naxals named Raghu, had Rs five lakh bounty and was working as LGS (local guerilla squad) commander. His wife, who had bounty of Rs three lakh and was working as a LGS deputy commander, also surrendered as they both wanted to live normal lives.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on July 4 said that the state government didn't stop the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) work during the lockdown. "Several people put PIL and even went to High Court, we reply their also but we didn't stop MGNREGA. There was a time when most number of labourers worked in Chhattisgarh. We paid every labourers within 15 days, and we didn't get any complaint in regards to payment," he said.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on June 28 slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "no one has intruded India's borders nor has any post come under anyone's custody". He said, "External Affairs Minister had stated that Chinese soldiers have not only come inside the Indian border but have made some constructions but on the other hand, PM Modi contradicts it and deny any intrusion of Chinese on the Indian side."
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated state's biggest garbage processing plant on June 24. The CM inaugurated the plant via video conferencing from his official residence in Raipur. He congratulated the entire team associated with the execution of the Garbage processing plant. CM Baghel said, "The plant is capable of process 500 ton garbage on a daily basis. With this Chhattisgarh will become the first state where the acquired waste will be processed completely through scientific means."
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on May 29 paid his last respect to the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh and former Congress leader Ajit Jogi. Ajit Jogi passed away at the age of 74 after suffering a cardiac arrest. His funeral will take place tomorrow in his native land Gaurella.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on May 17 slammed Centre over plight of migrant workers. He said, "If Railways had run trains from all states end to end, migrants wouldn't have been forced to walk." "As per the arrangements that have been made, trains can run only after the agreement between 2 states, this is causing the delays," he said. "It took 3 days to get permission from Karnataka, similarly UP is causing delays. We sought permission from J-K on May 11 and still haven't received it. If Railways had run trains from all states end to end, migrants wouldn't have been forced to walk," he added. Giving details of arrangements made by his state, CM Baghel said that around 75,000 labourers who were stranded in other states have been brought back, of which 16,000 were brought by trains and rest by road.
The price of vegetables has raised the graph in Chhattisgarh and Jammu and Kashmir. Not only has the rain affected the supply and sale of vegetables but the ongoing Corona issue has also stayed the people to purchase vegetables from outside.
In Chhattisgarh's Raigarh two robbers killed ATM cash van driver in a loot incident. A CCTV footage shows that the two robbers speeding off on a bike and pointing pistols at shocked passersby. Raigarh's Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Abhishek Verma said, "Two men on bike came outside the ATM, their faces were covered with white cloth, one of them went inside the ATM and the other one walked up the driver and shot him, killing him on the spot, another person is in injured condition." Police has started the investigation.
Residents of 50 villages in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur on June 29 broke police barricading to enter collector office with their demands. The demands included cash payment to them for collection of Tendu leaves. The protestors had walked to the office from Cherpal village, covering 25 km on foot. One of the protestors said, "The Collector told us that we will be given cash within two days. If that doesn't happen we will protest again."
A verbal spat broke out between two groups of Congress workers on June 29. Verbal spat happened during a protest against fuel price hike in Chhattisgarh's Janjgir-Champa district. Fuel price in India are keep increasing from last few days.