The Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee (APCLC), Krishna district unit, in a release condemned the alleged encounter of CPI(Maoist) leader Kishanji in West Bengal. It said that an inquiry should be conducted into the incident by serving notices on Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee. It alleged that Kishanji was murdered in cold blood by nabbing him from a shelter at a ghat where he was stationed.