Anti-poll ‘Maoist’ posters surface across Nuapada district
| Thursday | 28th March, 2019
Bhubaneswar: Suspected Maoists have started intimidating voters in Nuapada district by putting up posters in as many as 100 spots, including in the district headquarters town of Nuapada.
“Nuapada town and the villages on the periphery also have Red posters.
Police suspect the banners, posters and wall writings were the handiwork of Chhattisgarh-based cadres of the outfit.SP (Nuapada) Smith Parmar said besides Nuapada, several places in Sunabeda village had seen such posters.
“Whenever there have been combing operations in Chhattisgarh, the rebels have slipped into the Sunabeda forest,” they added.
No explosives have been found,” Parmar said.The district police, CRPF and Special Operation Group commandos have carried out flag marches in the town and in places where the posters have been found.Officials said 35-40 per cent of the district had seen Maoist violence.
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