Head of CRPF`s anti-Naxal ops suffers brain stroke

CRPF Special Director General and head of the anti-Naxal operations Vijay Raman has been admitted to a hospital here following a massive brain stroke.

Last Updated: Jul 27, 2010, 00:57 AM IST

Kolkata: CRPF Special Director General and
head of the anti-Naxal operations Vijay Raman has been
admitted to a hospital here following a massive brain stroke
which resulted in a partial paralytic attack on his left side.

Official sources said the 1975-batch IPS officer of
Madhya Pradesh cadre was admitted in the Apollo hospital here
on Sunday after a brain stroke while visiting the Belur Mutt
in Howrah district.

"Raman was on a private visit when he had a massive brain
stroke. It was followed by a heart attack leading to a partial
paralytic attack on his left side. He regained consciousness
late in the evening but continues to remain in hospital," an
official said.

Raman`s office was recently moved to Kolkata from Raipur.
The 59-year-old officer heads over 65,000 personnel of CRPF,
ITBP and BSF undertaking anti-Naxal operations in the Maoists
affected states.

-PTI