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New initiative by Odisha police to educate surrendered Maoists

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Malkangiri: With the beginning of Martyrs’ week called by red rebels from today in the Maoist-hit districts of Odisha, police is planning to start a new initiative to educate the surrendered Maoists for their better future.

While the Naxals are making efforts to force the youths to join the banned CPI Maoist organisation to continue their fight against the government, the initiative of imparting education will show ray of hope to the red rebels, who have surrendered before police to join mainstream.

According to reports, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagmohan Meena has launched a new formula for the surrendered Maoists in mainstream. Over 50 surrendered Maoists will be provided education for six months and later they will be eligible for direct admission into Plus Three courses.

Meena has directed his officials for education system for the families and their children displaced by the Maoists.

Besides, Police will make attempts to find out the unemployed youths of the district and enroll them in the open schools.

Notably, the Martyrs’ week has been called by the Maoists to observe from July 28 till August 3 to remember the militants killed in the gun fight with police. Several martyrs’ pillars will be constructed to remember their martyrs and the youths will be forced to join the organisation in the red-hit areas.