Tribal ‘forced’ to de-mine in Maoist areas, severely injured – Suvojit Bagchi

While de-mining an area in south Bastar as a precautionary measure prior to the November poll, forewarned of possible violence, the local police “forced” Madvi Nanda – a farmer from village Burkapal in Sukma district – to dig out a land mine near his village. The land mine exploded while Mr Nanda was defusing it, allegedly without any safety gear, thus severely injuring him. The … Continue reading Tribal ‘forced’ to de-mine in Maoist areas, severely injured – Suvojit Bagchi