India - Maoist presence in 6 districts: Home Minister
Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala told the Assembly on Monday that
there were reports of Maoist “presence” in the forest and adjoining
areas in five northern districts of the State. Replying to questions in
the House, he said the government was in receipt of intelligence reports
of Maoist “presence” in Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad,
Kannur, and Kasaragod districts. Commandoes trained in handling them had
been deployed in these districts, he said.