Hyderabad, Apr 22 (UNI) Differences of opinions on several issues has created a rift between the leaders of the CPI (Maoist) party of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and Chhattisgarh, even as naxals are losing ground in the wake of recent encounters and arrests in the three states.
According to sources here, the Maoists leaders were getting themselves involved in the affairs of other states. The recruitment of cadre, supply of weapons and money were the main issues which created differences between the state and divisional leaders. Besides, the involvement of Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Orissa Maoist leaders on the issue of Jindal Aluminium project, proposed to be established at Visakhapatnam, has created differences between the leaders after the Coastal Andhra Maoist leaders took strong objection.
The Andhra Maoists wanted to fight for the cause of affected families at the Jindal factory site alone without the involvement of Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Orissa Maoists.
Meanwhile, Maoist Central Committee member Ramakrishna was making efforts to resolve the differences between the three state Maoist leaders.
He was holding discussions with the party leaders in the forests at Andhra-Orissa Border (AOB) area.
Alerted by the intelligence information, Greyhounds forces along with the Orissa police, have intensified combing operations at AOB area and the naxal-infested districts in Orissa.
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