Dharmapuri, Feb 1:PTI: To promote social awareness amongrural youth, the Naxal Special Duty (NSD) Wing police haveconducted camps in 37 naxal infested villages of Dharmapuri,Pennagaram and Harur sub divisions.
The social awareness camps were conducted as perthe instructions given by West Zone IG of Police M.Sivanandiand Superintendent of Police R.Sudhakar, NSD Wing InspectorK.Raju said.
To divert the attention of rural youth from naxal ideology,the district administration has been implementingsocio-economic development schemes under which required basicamenities were being established in naxal infested villages.
Special coaching were also been given to the rural youth toattend competitive exams including uniformed service exams.
The NSD wing conducted an social awareness camp atHogenakkal. The youth of Hogenakkal, Oottamalai, Koothapdi andKrishnanpuram villages attended the camp.
The youth were advised not to turn to naxalism and also toinform police of movement of strangers in forest areas, hesaid.
Games were conducted for rural youth at the camp.