National resolve needed to fight Naxalism: Cong
Congress on Tuesday underlined the need for a "national resolve" and "support of entire political spectrum" to fight the menace of Naxalism.
New Delhi: Strongly condemning the killing
of 11 CRPF personnel in a Naxal attack in Maharashtra,
Congress on Tuesday underlined the need for a "national resolve"
and "support of entire political spectrum" to fight the
"The fight against Naxalism requires one and all. It
needs the cooperation of one and all. It requires national
resolve," party spokesperson Manish Tewari told reporters
Tewari also said, "We do hope that we will get the
support of entire political spectrum".
The remark was significant as the Government`s decision
to set up a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) has
suffered a setback with both the Opposition and some UPA
allies slamming the move, saying it undermined the federal
Eleven CRPF personnel were today killed and several
others injured when a bus they were travelling in was blown up
in a landmine blast trigerred by Naxalites in Gadchiroli
district of Maharashtra.
"We place on record our strong condemnation to the Naxal
attack in Gadchiroli in which many CRPF personnels have
unfortunately lost their lives," Tewari said.