Ranchi: The response to Operation Nai Disha
to lure back ultras into the mainstream has been very
successful and many more extremists are in the pipeline to
surrender, the Director General of Police, GS Rath, said
The Operation Nai Disha has been very successful and
a welcome beginning. The response we have received is
encouraging and morale boosting. For the first time, 32
extremists turned in with regular weapons, Rath said here.
The Operation Nai Disha, which was launched last year,
aims to attract the ultras of various left-wing extremist
groups, including the CPI (Maoist), to surrender and avail of
Jharkhand’s surrender policy.
He said there were many more ultras interested to
surrender and the nitty-gritty was being worked out.
Stating that the surrendered extremists had got the
assured money under the surrender policy, the DGP said as per
the policy, a piece of plot had been promised to each
Expressing happiness about ultras accepting Operation
Nai Disha, Rath said amny Maoist ultras had come out of
their ranks and joined the mainstream.
Yesterday, an arrested Maoist, Sunita Kumar, told the
police in Lohardaga that the Maoists had been sexually
exploiting women cadres and they wanted to be saved from their