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Cong demands special session of Chhattisgarh Assembly

The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh today demanded convening of a special session of the state Assembly in the wake of a series of Naxal attacks over the last few weeks.

india Updated: May 11, 2010 22:49 IST

The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday demanded convening of a special session of the state Assembly in the wake of a series of Naxal attacks over the last few weeks.

In a letter to the Governor Shekhar Dutt, opposition leader Ravindra Choube said the Naxal problem has assumed alarming proportions.

By making use of provisions in the Constitution, the government should convene a special session of the Assembly to
discuss the prevailing situation, it said adding the exercise will help the government make its stand clear as to how it would handle the menace.

The letter has pointed out that large number of educational institutions in the tribal belt have either been bombed by the ultras or occupied by the security forces.