Chidambaram visits CRPF headquarters

A file picture of Union Minister for Home P. Chidambaram. Photo: V.V. Krishnan.   | Photo Credit: V_V_Krishnan

Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday took stock of the deployment of CRPF personnel across the country, especially in the Naxal-affected States, and reviewed the force’s operational strategy.

During the over two-hour meeting at the CRPF headquarters here with the force top brass, Mr. Chidambaram also had a detailed discussions on the report of Rammohan Committee which had inquired into the April 6 incident in which 75 CRPF personnel were killed by the Naxals in Chhattisgarh.

The Home Minister is also understood to have sought information related to latest pattern of Naxal violence and steps that could be taken to deal with the situation, sources said.

Mr. Chidambaram’s visit to the CPRF headquarters came a day after the paramilitary force shunted out its Deputy Inspector General Nalin Prabhat and two other officers for their alleged lapses in the Dantewada tragedy after considering the Rammohan Committee report.

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