Chhatradhar Mahato was inducted in the TMC’s state committee two months ago and has been tasked with controlling the damage that the party suffered in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections
Series of rallies and street corners are being staged in the state’s backward region to highlight Dalits’ alleged plights in the BJP-ruled state like Uttar Pradesh.
All the three south Bengal districts are near the forests of Jharkhand and Odisha from where herds of elephants come in search of food.
TMC is playing a "dangerous double game" of opposing Maoism publicly while enabling the outlawed outfit’s resurgence "privately", Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh wrote to Amit Shah.
Vijayvargiya’s Jhargram visit was said to be significant because the party came to know that the support that it had got in 2019 general elections in the region is not as solid at present.
Intel sources said footsoldiers of the rebel outfit have been camping in forests in Bengal's adjoining East Singhbhum district in Jharkhand and visiting Belpahari region for the past few months.
The state government requested the Centre in the wake of the state intel detected movement and concentration of Maoists in part of the Junglemahal after a gap of nine years.