Dumka: CPI(M) Politburo member
Brinda Karat today alleged that lack of coordination between
the Centre and the state government`s has resulted in spurt in
Maoist activities in the country.
"Owing to the lack of co-ordination, no step could be
initiated against the Maoists, who keep on shifting from one
state to other," Karat, also CPI(M) Rajya Sabha member said
while addressing a press conference here.
The CPI(M) Politburo member blamed the political
instability in Jharkhand for the spurt in Maoist activities in
districts of West Bengal bordering Jharkhand.
To a query about the Jnaneswari Express mishap in West
Bengal`s West Midnapore district, she accused Railway Minister
Mamata Banerjee of "hobnobbing" with the ultra outfits
directly or indirectly.
The CPI(M) MP, who on a three-day tour of the tribal-
dominated Santhal Paragana region of Jharkhand since yesterday
claimed that over 57,000 cases related to tribal lands
encroached by non-tribals were pending in various courts in
She said maximum tribal land encroachment cases were
registered in Santhal Paragana region of the state.