Firstly posted 2014-11-25 22:48:03.
NEW DELHI: Maoist surrenders have observed a quantum leap this yr, with 472 surrenders being reported till October 31 towards 283 for the entire of 2013. After all, Chhattisgarh has single-handedly contributed to this upward thrust, having clocked 247 surrenders through October-end, up from simply 28 in 2013.
By the way, Chhattisgarh has additionally reported a significant build up within the collection of Maoists arrested this yr. In keeping with knowledge shared through the Union house ministry in respond to a query within the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, arrests within the state grew from 387 in 2013 to 517 till October 15 this yr.
Then again, the just about nine-fold upward thrust in surrenders in addition to notable upward thrust in arrests is basically restricted to Chhattisgarh. Surrenders in Andhra Pradesh had been 76 till October 31 towards 82 for entire of remaining yr. Bihar reported 150 Left wing extremism-related incidents and arrested 329 Maoists (till November 15) however controlled simply 4 surrenders till October 31.
Jharkhand recorded the best collection of incidents at 318, best collection of civilian killings at 77, whilst Maoists killed had been 8 and arrested, 364. The surrenders had been a measly 17, virtually on the identical stage of 15 recorded remaining yr.
Odisha has proven incidents at round the similar stage (97 till November 15 towards 101 remaining yr), however surrenders are down at 80 as on October 31 (from 101 in 2013) and Maoists arrests at simply part (67) of the 2013 ranges (129).
A different consultation on police reaction in rural spaces of Left-wing extremism-hit states might be performed throughout the DGP/IGP meet slated to be hung on November 29 and 30 in Guwahati.