Home dept issues White Paper-2016, claims progress in Maoist situation
Bhubaneswar, Mar 28: The Home department of the state government on Tuesday issued White Paper-2016 and said there is subsequent progress in Maoist situation.
According to the White Paper-2016 tabled by the Home department in the state Assembly, as many as 68 Maoist related incidents have taken place in 2016.
There were 33 times of exchange of fire between the red rebels and police personnel in which 23 civilians and three security personnel were killed, said the White Paper.
Besides, it claimed that Maoist activities in seven districts of the state are under control while four districts have not witnessed any Maoist activities.