Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in the Chitrakonda cut-off area of Malkangiri district as Maoists began observing ‘Protest Week’ from this morning in protest against alleged casteism erupted in Kashmir, Assam and Manipur.
Some Maoist posters were also found pasted in Chandahandi Jharigaon area in which the Red rebels have threatened people not to be police informer. The Chandahandi-Jharigaon road has also been blocked as trees felled by Maoists.
Police have recovered the posters and started investigation. In view of the Protest Week, adequate security arrangements have been put in place in all the Maoist-hit districts.
The Protest Week will continue till January 31, mention posters.