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Chhattisgarh: In a first, 30-member all women Anti-Naxal Commando unit deployed

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Bilaspur, May 13: A 30-member all women Anti-Naxal Commando Unit called 'Danteshwari Ladake' has been deployed in naxal-affected areas of Bastar & Dantewada. The unit includes 10 surrendered women Naxals.

"Women police commandos are at par with their men counterparts. I am confident they will they do a good job. It is a unique example of women empowerment," ANI quoted Bastar IG, Vivekananda Sinha as saying.

Chhattisgarh: In a first, 30-member all women Anti-Naxal Commando unit deployed

Since the Modi government has come to power, tough actions have been taken to control the menace of Naxalism in the country.

In a positive development 30 surrendered lady naxals recruited into police force

Recently, the Chhattisgarh Police for the first time also inducted women commandos in the District Reserve Guard, it's frontline anti-Naxal force. The team comprises of 30 women, led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Dineshwari Nand.

Both - Danteshwari Fighters and the police officials teams - have received extensive training in jungle combat.

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