Attempts made to introduce Maoism in Gujarat: Anandiben Patel

By
| Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 17:51
First Published |
Attempts made to introduce Maoism in Gujarat: Anandiben

Attempts made to introduce Maoism in Gujarat: Anandiben

PANAJI:  Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Tuesday said that despite attempts to introduce Maoism in Gujarat, left-inspired violence had not covered much ground because of "pro-active steps for all-round development of tribals in our state".
 
"The spread of influence of extremist elements is a matter of common concern. Gujarat has remained unaffected despite attempts to introduce Maoism in the state," Patel said in her speech at a Western Zonal Council meeting in Panaji.
 
States that are mostly unaffected by Maoist violence should be equipped to defeat attempts to introduce violence, she said. 
 
"We would welcome a specific policy to put in place a mechanism to ensure that those state which are today mostly unaffected by Maoist violence can be equipped to defeat attempts to introduce violence," she said, adding that a "proactive strategy to foster development and counter extremism will surely save lives and resources in future".
 
The meeting was attended by top politicians and bureaucrats from western Indian states like Gujarat, Goa, Maharashtra and Union territories Daman and Diu

Download English News App and stay updated with all Latest News.
For News in English, follow us on Google+, Twitter and on Facebook.
 

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.