Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

Over 1,100 killed in Naxal attacks in last 6 years: Chhattisgarh govt

The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday said that over 1,100 people, including security personnel, have lost their lives in Naxal violence in the state in the past six years, with the highest casualties of 392 reported in Bijapur district.

Press Trust Of India

Updated:July 17, 2013, 9:35 AM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Over 1,100 killed in Naxal attacks in last 6 years: Chhattisgarh govt
The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday said that over 1,100 people, including security personnel, have lost their lives in Naxal violence in the state in the past six years, with the highest casualties of 392 reported in Bijapur district.

The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday said that over 1,100 people, including security personnel, have lost their lives in Naxal violence in the state in the past six years, with the highest casualties of 392 reported in Bijapur district.

In a written reply to a question by Congress legislator Kuldeep Singh Juneja in the state assembly, Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar informed, "Total 3,089 Naxal incidents took place in the state from January 2008 till June 20 this year. In these incidents, 1,181 people, including 696 civilians, 233 policemen and 252 paramilitary troopers were killed."

Figures tabled in the House showed that the highest number of causalities were in the southern district of Bijapur, where a total of 392 people including 284 civilians, 70 policemen and 38 paramilitaries lost their lives in 934 Naxal incidents that took place between 2008-2013.

After Bijapur, its neighbouring district Dantewada, a Maoist hotbed, saw second highest causalities numbering 305 followed by Kanker (119), Narayanpur (110), Rajnandgaon (84), Bastar (81), Sukma (30), Dhamtari (18), Gariyaband (14), Balrampur (8) and Kondagaon (7). Balod and Balodabazar districts saw four causalities each, Mahsamund two while Raigarh, Jashpur and Sarguja witnessed one death each.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results