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Maoist posters found in Rourkela

Maoist posters, found in naxal-stronghold areas of Orissa's Sundargarh district, were today found in the heart of the steel city.

india Updated: May 29, 2010 18:02 IST
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Maoist posters, found in naxal-stronghold areas of Orissa's Sundargarh district, were today found in the heart of the steel city.

Police today seized two Maoist posters pasted on the walls of an under-construction private medical college in the premises of Rourkela Government hospital.

Rourkela Superintendent of Police Jitesh Patnaik confirmed seizure of two maoist posters demanding a halt to the ongoing construction work of a high-tech private medical college on government land.

The tribals had earlier given their land for expansion of a government hospital.

The government, instead of building a hi-tech hospital by expanding the existing government hospital, had handed over the land to a private party.

Police was trying to verify whether the posters were put up by the Maoists or the handiwork of some persons who had been evicted from the land.

First Published: May 29, 2010 17:54 IST