Prime Minister Manmohan said in the Chief Ministers conference held at Vignan Bhavan, New Delhi today that the violence of Naxals cannot be tolerated further.
The conference is held with all Chief Ministers of the States of India to discuss about the internal security in which violence resorted to by the Naxals and the recent attack on the political leaders in Chhattisgarh is mentioned. The conference is called with an agenda with 12 points. Manmohan Singh said that the problem of Naxals is treated as a serious threat to be addressed to immediately.
PM called for the combined effort with State Central relation to take action against Naxal activities. He said that developmental activities will be taken up in the areas where Maoist movement is active. He also said that security measures will be tightened in the 34 identified Maoist hit areas.
The Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde in his speech earlier said that the Naxals will be dealt with harshly. He said that the law and order in the country is under control. Shinde welcomed any such organization for the peace talks if they come up abandoning arms.
The Chief Minister of Tamilnadu refused to attend the meeting calling it as a platform to put forth the pre-determined points which will not be discussed allowing CMs to share their point of view. To that effect she wrote a letter to the Prime Minister yesterday.