Sukma. Chhattisgarh: A total of 43 Naxalites, including a militia commander, who was rewarded with one lakh rupees, surrendered before the police in the Naxal-affected Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.
Nine women Naxalites from 10 villages of Sukma district are also among those who surrendered. Giving information to the media, Sukma Superintendent of Police Sunil Sharma said that 43 Maoists attacked Senior Superintendent of Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers in Sukma city on Wednesday, expressing their disappointment with the negative ideology, inhuman attitude and hollow Maoist philosophy of Naxalites. surrendered with his weapons.
All the surrendered Naxalites will be given full benefit of the rehabilitation policies of the government to connect them with the mainstream of the society.
According to Sukma police, Militia Commander Podiami Lakshmana, who was rewarded with ₹ 100,000, has also surrendered before the police along with them.
The surrendered Naxalites were active members of Militia and Dandakaranya Adivasi Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan (DAKMS), Krantikari Mahila Adivasi Sangathan (KAMS), Chetna Natya Mandali (CNM) in various areas of South Bastar.
Explain that the rehabilitation campaign ‘Puna Narkom’ (a word coined in the local Gondi dialect which means New Dawn) is being run by the Sukma Police to encourage the Naxalites operating in the area to surrender and connect them with the mainstream of the society. .
The surrendered Naxalites will be provided facilities under the Surrender and Rehabilitation Policy of the Government of Chhattisgarh. Impressed by this campaign, the youth who have strayed in the direction of Naxalism are now trying to return to the mainstream of the society. In Sukma district, this campaign was started in August this year and affected by this, the number of people who left the violence in the district has now reached 176. That is, in just three months, about two hundred Naxalites have left the path of Naxalism.