Udhagamandalam (TN), Apr 1: Special Anti-Naxal Squad today held an interaction with the members of tribal community in the remote villages of Nilgiris district, particularly bordering Kerala.
The 20-member squad, led by Sub inspector, Madasamy, asked the villagers to immediately alert the force, if they noticed any suspicious movement of strangers and also anti-social activities in the area.
The interaction was carried out following directions from higher authorities in Chennai, Madasamy noted. The squad also enquired about the problems being faced by the tribals in 11 villages, including Kolmattam and Olavankandi, he added.
Meanwhile, a few villagers claimed that it was the first time that members of any force visited the region and inquired about their plight.