Chidambaram to visit Kandhamal today to meet riot victims

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Bhubaneswar, June 26 (ANI): Home Minister P. Chidambaram is scheduled to visit the relief camps in Orissa's Kandhamal district today to take stock of the situation, where over 2,000 people have been staying since last year communal violence.

Kandhamal had witnessed the killing of 38 Christians and the burning of several houses and churches during communal violence last year following the murder of VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati

On Thursday, Chidambaram reviewed situation in Naxal-hit Koraput and visited some security establishments there.

He visited the police armoury at the district headquarter town of Koraput. He also visited the anti-insurgency training centre of the state to get information regarding various skills being imparted there. (ANI)

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