Maoists brace up for PLGA Week along Odisha-AP border
Maoists are gearing up to observe the PLGA (People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army) Week beginning from December 2. According to reports, about 50 armed Maoists of the East Division Committee, led by secretary of the committee Kailash, had organised a massive meeting inside Balakema forest under Chintapalli Mandalam in Andhra Pradesh bordering Malkangiri district on Thursday. People of 10 villages had participated in the meeting.
Addressing the gathering, Kailash urged the people to join the PLGA Week in large numbers. He also announced that the Maoist outfit would induct more local youths during observation of the PLGA Week. Condemning the recent killing of three cadres by tribals at Birabaram village, he said that the 19 people of the village, involved in the incident would be killed in the praja court. Denying reports of the death of comrade Nageswar, chief of Korukunda Dalam, in the attack, Kailash said the Maoist leader, who was seriously injured in the attack, was alive and was undergoing treatment.
…In Imphal, Ch. Manoranjan, 52, internal security adviser, ministry of home affairs, Northeast, was shot in his right arm at 9.45pm yesterday at his official residence at Langol Games Village Type III. He is from Pishum Leirak, Singjamei, in Imphal West. He was admitted to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, and later referred to Shija Hospitals.