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Maoists activities growing in Assam: PC to Gogoi

The Centre is worried over the growing activities of the Maoists in Assam. This was what Union home minister P Chidambaram told Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday.

Talking to Gogoi at the Raj Bhawan in the morning, Chidambaram said that ULFA and Maoists have already procured support from ISI. The close door meeting lasted for one and a half year where the peace process with the various militant outfits figured.

After the meeting, talking to reporters Gogoi said, “I have also demanded more paramilitary forces for Assam. The law and order situation is improving, but we need more paramilitary forces as we cannot take a risk."

The Union home minister arrived in Guwahati on Saturday night on his two days north east visit left for Shillong to review the state’s security scenario with Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

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