Centre convenes meeting of CMs of Naxal-hit states

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New Delhi, Jul 6: Centre has convened a meeting of the Chief Ministers of Naxal-affected states on Jul 14 to discuss about the strategies to counter the Maoist violence. The meeting is expected to be advocated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The Chief Ministers of Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Orissa, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar will attend the day-long meeting called in the wake of Maoists violence to fine tune the strategy to curb the Left Wing extremism.

In the upcoming meeting, the leaders are expected to discuss the plan to re-deploy the paramilitary forces engaged in anti-Naxal operations and the development schemes implemented under the endorsement and guidance of the Planning Commission.

P Chidambaram, Home Minister will address the government's plans and seek the suggestions of the Chief Ministers before discussing how to go about it.

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