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Tamil Nadu Timeline 2013



April 6

A Maoist cadre said to have been involved in the attack on Eastern Frontier Rifles' Silda camp in West Midnapore District in West Bengal, on February 15, 2010, was arrested in Coimbatore.

May 3

A CPI-Maoist cadre, absconding for nearly five years after released on bail, surrendered at the Judicial Magistrate court in Madurai.

June 14

Tamil Nadu Police arrested two CPI-Maoist cadres from Dharmapuri District. The two suspected Maoists, identified as S. Bharathi alias Ragini (42), and S. Durai Singavel (52), had escaped the Police during a 2002 anti-Maoist operation at Uthangarai in Dharmapuri.

September 12

Nineteen people have been arrested by Dharmapuri District Police after they attempted to pay tribute to Naxal leader Balan on his 33rd death anniversary.

November 26

Following the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) alert about CPI-Maoist trying to regroup in the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, Police officials in Erode have increased the number of armed guards at Police Stations on the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border. Erode Superintendent of Police (SP) R Ponni said Police have tied up with Q-branch officials to collect information about movement of 'strangers' in Kadambur, Burgur, Thalavady and other forest areas. Inspector General of Police (west zone) S Davidson Devasirvatham claimed there was no Maoist movement in western Tamil Nadu.

Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.





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