It Is Vital To Use Your Own Forces Like Drg, Stf

It Is Vital To Use Your Own Forces Like Drg, Stf


26-June-2017

Buckling under pressure from two successive attacks (March and April 2017) by the Maoist guerrilla, the security forces have been trying to cope up with several changes. Some have come from the Centre, some from their own state. D.M. Awasthi, special director-general (anti-Naxal operations), Chhattisgarh, discusses why it is important to use local personnel in counter-insurgency operations, aiming for valuable surrenders and commits to restoring law and order functions in police stations in the red corridor, where thanas have increasingly become like security barracks and there is limited or no access to justice.