29 December, Jagdalpur
As many as 23 Maoists Tuesday surrendered at Darbha police station limits in Naxalism-affected Bastar Division.
Inspector General of Police (Bastar Range) SRP Kalluri said the following ultras relinquished the path of violence and surrendered before the police Kailaram, Manuram Mandavi, Ando Markam, Somaru Markam, Paklu Mandavi, Pandu Markam, Suko Markam, Budhram Kashyap, Aytu Kashyap, Sonadhar Nag, Mandu Mandvi, Lakhma Madkam, Hindmu Markam, Mangdu Kayasi, Sannu Markam, Gudi Kawasi, Budhram Podiyami, Ranu Markam, Somdi Markam, Nand Markam, Pali Markam, Pramila and Koshi Kashyap.
The administration chalked out plans for the youths, who return to the mainstream of society, by imparting training as electrician, tailor, mason, farming and other things in Livelihood College at Adawal for skill development. Commissioner (Bastar) Dilip Wasnikar and Superintendent of Police (Bastar) RN Das were also present during the surrendering ceremony. This capitulation comes in the wake of recent surrender of 72 insurgents in Chhattisgarh, sources said.