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Chhattisgarh CM to pay tribute to martyred soldiers in Naxal attack

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will pay tribute to the soldiers who were martyred in the recent Naxal attack in Dantewada. The attack took place on Monday, April 25, and claimed the lives of 22 security personnel.

Tribute to Martyred Soldiers

Baghel will visit Jagdalpur to pay tribute to the martyred soldiers. He will also meet the injured soldiers and their families. The Chief Minister has announced a compensation of Rs. 20 lakh for the families of the deceased and Rs. 5 lakh for the injured soldiers.

Naxal Attack in Dantewada

The Naxal attack took place in the district of Dantewada, located in the southern part of Chhattisgarh. The attack targeted a joint team of security forces who were on a mission to apprehend Naxal leaders in the area. The operation was carried out jointly by the Chhattisgarh police and the CRPF.

Reinforcing Security Measures

In the wake of the attack, the Chief Minister has directed the security forces to strengthen their intelligence-gathering and surveillance measures. He has also instructed the forces to take all necessary steps to prevent such attacks in the future.

Condolences and Support

Leaders across the political spectrum have expressed their condolences and support for the families of the martyred soldiers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the attack as “cowardly and deplorable” and assured the nation that the sacrifices of the soldiers would not go in vain.

The recent Naxal attack in Dantewada has once again highlighted the need for strengthening security measures in the affected regions. The Chief Minister’s visit to pay tribute to the martyred soldiers is a gesture of solidarity with their families and a show of support for the security forces.

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