We can end Maoist menace together: CRPF chief

Advocating better coordination among security personnel engaged in anti-Maoist operations, Director General of CRPF K Vijay Kumar on Wednesday said the ultra menace could be ended through united efforts.

Last Updated: Nov 03, 2010, 22:52 PM IST

Bhubaneswar: Advocating better coordination
among security personnel engaged in anti-Maoist operations,
Director General of CRPF K Vijay Kumar on Wednesday said the ultra
menace could be ended through united efforts.

"We can do things together. Cooperation can always be
better," Kumar told reporters after arriving here on a 2 day
maiden visit to Orissa.

The CRPF DG took stock of the situation at a closed door
meeting with Director General of Police, M M Praharaj and
senior policemen.

Kumar also met Governor M C Bhandare at Raj Bhavan.

Besides visiting some Maoist-hit districts where the CRPF
were deployed, Kumar is scheduled tomorrow to meet Chief
Minister Naveen Patnaik and Chief Secretary B K Patnaik.

8 CRPF battalions comprising about 4,320 personnel
were deployed in the Maoist-hit areas, state Home Secretary
U N Behera told reporters.

The BSF also has 5 battalions in worst-affected
Malkangiri and Koraput districts, he added.

PTI