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West Bengal Naxal violence condemned by Government of India

By Nairita Das

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): The Central Government has condemned the despicable acts on the part of CPI (Maoist) and reassured its commitment to root out the menace of naxalism in its entirety.

Suspected Maoists shot dead seven "Forward Bloc" workers in West Bengal's Purulia District on December 16 suspecting them to be police informers.

"CPI (Maoist) continued their unabated violence when they abducted and subsequently shot dead seven All India Forward Block (AIFB) Activists including a lady Pradhan of Darda Gram Panchayat in Purulia district of West Bengal on December 16, 2010," said a Home Ministry release.

"All such desperate acts of violence expose the true face of naxals - who in the name of championing the cause of people - in practice terrorise and kill people. The Government of India condemns these despicable acts on the part of CPI (Maoist) and reassures its commitment to root out the menace of naxalism in its entirety," the release adds. (ANI)

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