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62 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh, Rajnath terms it 'huge achievement'

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur/New Delhi 

Sixty-two "hardcore Naxals" surrendered before security forces in on Tuesday, police in the poll-bound state said, a described as a "huge achievement".

Of the 62 Naxals, 55 surrendered with their arms and ammunition in district, of Police (Bastar) told

The said the success of the government's surrender policy was pushing Naxal cadres to shun the path of violence.

"...I congratulate the @drramansingh the DGP and the police force for this huge achievement," he tweeted soon after the surrender.

Polling for the 90-seat Assembly is scheduled to be held in two phases - on November 12 for 18 seats and on November 20 for 72 constituencies.

Most of the constituencies in the first phase fall in the state's Bastar region.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 15:40 IST