Chhattisgarh CM to discuss Maoist, paramilitary forces issue with Chidambaram

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Raipur (Chhattisgarh), June 1 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said he would discuss various issues including the Maoist problem and deployment of paramilitary forces, in his meeting with Union Home Minister P Chidambaram during his forthcoming visit to the state.

"Our Home Minister is coming on 2nd June. Leaving all the issues aside, including the Congress conference, there is an hour-long meeting in which we will discuss various issues," said Singh on the sidelines of an event here.

"The number of paramilitary forces deployed in the region as part of the joint anti-Maoist Operation Green Hunt might be increased as well," he added.

Meanwhile, the state police on Tuesday seized a large stock of food grains, and other supplies of items like cement needed for Maoist camps.

The tractor hauling the goods was caught in Talnar village of Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District.

The police said that their informers told them about the establishment of the Maoist camps.

"We got this information from our informers that the Maoists are setting up camps in Khadi-Nagadi Panchayat. They are planning something against the nation or are planning of attacking police stations. They arranged grains from the Nakul Nagar market," said Rajesh Kukreja, Dantewada Superintendent of Police.

The police have taken two people into its custody in this regard and they are being questioned. (ANI)

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