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Talks with Maoists if they abjure violence: Chidambaram

The Indian government reiterated on Wednesday that it was ready to talk to Maoist guerrillas if they laid down their arms.

india Updated: Dec 02, 2009 13:58 IST

The Indian government reiterated on Wednesday that it was ready to talk to Maoist guerrillas if they laid down their arms.

"There is no dialogue at the moment. I have offered talks if they abjure violence," Home Minister P Chidambaram said during question hour in the Rajya Sabha.

"We are prepared to talk about any subject provided they abjure violence," he added.