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Maoists trying to forge links with insurgents in NE: Govt

delhi Updated: Feb 23, 2011 20:42 IST

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The government on Wednesday said CPI (Maoists) were trying to forge links with insurgent groups in the north-east.

"The CPI (Maoists) have been noticed trying to forge links with Indian insurgent groups of north eastern outfits," minister of state for Home Mullapally Ramachandran said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

In a seperate reply, minister of state for Home Gurudas Kamat said that air assets were deployed based on requirement and their availability.

"At present, nine helicopters have been provided to support security forces deployed in Left-wing extremism affected states," he said.