Maoist attack on Rajdhani unforgivable crime: Naveen

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 22:52

Bhubaneswar: Terming the attack on the
Rajdhani Express as an "unforgivable" crime, Orissa Chief
Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the activists had put
hundreds of people including women and children in trouble.

"State governments, the Union Home ministry and
Railways need to take extra care to ensure that such incidents
do not occur in future," Patnaik told reporters here.

He said both Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee informed him about the safety
of passengers.

Patnaik, who also took up the matter with Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh besides West Bengal Chief Minister
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, said "The time has come for combating
the Maoist menace unitedly."

"They are ruthless, anti-national and criminal.
Therefore, I think, there should be no idea of negotiation
with them. They are responsible for violence every day," he
said.

Bureau Report



First Published: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 22:52

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