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‘Cheyutha’ to wean away youth from naxals

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Mass contact programme held near Medaram

With a view to wean away youth from naxals, the district police organised a mass contact programme in Medaram forest area where the DIG and SP reached out to hundreds of tribals here on Sunday.

At a special programme termed as ‘Cheyutha’ the DIG, B Malla Reddy and SP, AK Jha distributed woollen blankets to over 300 Gothi Koya tribals and volleyball kits and dresses to more than 100 youths besides rice and other essentials to the parents of underground cadre. They also organised a mega health camp involving 13 doctors and about 50 para medical staff. The parents of present top cadre of Maoist party - Bathukamma, mother of Bade Chokka Rao alias Damodar of Kaluvapalli village; Dhanlaxmi wife of Eruva Siva Reddy alias Kiran; Yakamma sister-in-law of

Kummarikuntla Saraiah; Sammaiah father of Koyyada Sambahaiah alias Gopanna and Satyam, father of Kadari Sadavali attended the programme. They expressed their desire to their relatives to surrender and come home. Wailing relentlessly, Satyam appealed to his son Kadari Sadavali who has gone underground since 16 years. “Your mother is about to die. You come home before she dies,” he said crying inconsolably. DIG Malla Reddy said the tribals need not worry about their safety as the police were always with them. He said the present State government was bent on developing all the tribal hamlets and improve their standard of living. “If your hamlet is free from violence, more development will come. If you entertain anti-social elements, development will not come. You cooperate with the police and they will ensure peace and law and order,” he told the hundreds of Gothi Koya tribals who came from over 30 habitations in forest belt. Mulug DSP R Mahendra Naik , SB Inspetor Jani Narasimhulu were present.

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