Friday, March 05, 2010

1981 Naxals arrested in 2009

Details of naxalites arrested in 2009 and current year are as under :

State

2009

2010(February 23)

Andhra Pradesh

358

34

Bihar

341

69

Chhattisgarh

421

114

Gujarat

0

0

Jharkhand

367

39

Maharashtra

50

13

Madhya Pradesh

11

0

Orissa

176

28

Uttar Pradesh

35

56

Punjab

3

0

West Bengal

143

60

Karnataka

29

1

Kerala

1

0

Uttarakhand

0

0

Tamil Nadu

14

0

Haryana

31

0

Delhi

1

0

Total

1981

414

However, registration of criminal cases, their investigation and prosecution is a continuous process.

The CPI(Maoist) has an organizational structure with a politburo and Central Committee at its apex level. The General Secretary of CPI(Maoist) is Muppalla Laxman Rao alias Ganapati, who is underground.

This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Shri Mullappally Ramachandran, in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.

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