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Naxal efforts on to strengthen influence in South India: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 15:38

New Delhi: The CPI(Maoist) is making efforts to strengthen its influence in South India, particularly on the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said their plans include creating a base on the border of Kerala and Karnataka.
"The CPI(Maoist) cadres, active in the Wayanad district of Kerala, have also been known to engage in efforts aimed at establishing a forest route from Wayanad district to Mysore district of Karnataka," he said in reply to a written question.

However, despite these activities, the CPI(Maoist) has not been able to establish themselves in these areas.

First Published: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 15:38

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