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Home minister, Cong differ on Naxal killing

Striking a different note from the government on last week’s anti-Naxal operation in Chhattisgarh that left 19 tribals dead, the Congress blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled state for the ‘botch-up’, saying it has resulted in the loss of lives of innocent tribals and minors.

Asked about the home minister P Chidambaram lauding the CRPF for its ‘transparent’ and ‘upfront’ attitude over the issue, the All-India Congress Committee general secretary and Chhattisgarh in-charge B K Hariprasad said that the minister was merely read the report given by the Chhatttisgarh government.

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