May 20, 2024


Health is important

Maoists confirm two senior leaders died of COVID-19

The Telangana condition committee of the Communist Bash of India (Maoist) has formally accepted that key Maoist leader Haribhushan alias Yapa Narayana as effectively as a senior girl chief Siddaboina Sarakka alias Bharatakka have died of COVID-19 infection.

The two fatalities were being admitted via a push release issued by the Telangana condition committee on Thursday, Bastar inspector typical of police (IG) Sundarraj P. told THE Week.

Although Haribhushan—a central committee member of CPI (Maoist) experienced succumbed on June 21, Bharatakka—an Indravati spot committee member—died on June 22, the Maoists’ press release mentioned. Their past rites had been executed in the presence of men and women and a assembly in their memory was held June 22, the notice in Telugu claimed.

The Bastar IG experienced on Wednesday has issued a statement on the dying of Haribhushan, who carried a reward of Rs 40 lakhs, on basis of “verified sources”. The crucial Maoist leader experienced been camping alongside the Minaguram-Bhattigudam-Jabagatta jungles on the South Bijapur-Sukma border of the Bastar region all through his disease.

On Thursday, Sundarraj claimed that this is the 1st time that the Maoist organization has formally acknowledged fatalities of leaders thanks to COVID-19 infection. All this time, the organization had been spreading bogus and deceptive information on COVID-19 infection.

The IG explained that the pandemic scenario in Naxal camps is alarming and critical in mother nature and at minimum now the senior Maoist cadres really should give real details to the neighborhood community and their own cadres. 

He included that Bastar Police have received info that People’s Liberation Guerilla Army (PLGA) Battalion No. 01 Commander Hidma and other senior Naxal cadres like Vinod, Sonu, Jaiman, Nandu and many others are also contaminated with Corona. PLGA is the armed cadre of the CPI (Maoist). Efforts are on to affirm the facts, he reported.

Sundarraj has also requested the nearby citizens to be mindful of the COVID-19 circumstance in naxal camps and stay absent from the meetings, rallies and other gatherings getting carried out by Naxals and their sympathizers.

He reported that earlier in initially fortnight of May well, 2021, he experienced spoken about many Maoist cadres receiving infected with COVID-19 and that several had died of infection. But CPI (Maoist) ridiculed this info as a result of a hasty press release on Might 25. In the dying of the central committee member Haribhusan and senior Dandakaranya Exclusive Zonal Committee (DKZSC) cadres Sobhrai, Ganga and Bharatakka the alarming COVID condition in Maosit camps stands uncovered, the IG claimed.

He has yet again appealed to the Naxal cadres to take the actuality about COVID-19 situation in their camps, shun violence and surrender prior to the authorities so as to get treated for Corona relevant illnesses.