Naxalites stop work on 300 roads

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 12, 2010 20:30 hrs

Naxalites have stopped work of 300 roads which were to be constructed under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in the restive Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. This was informed by the state’s panchayat minister Ramvichar Netam in the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly today. He was replying to a question during the Question Hour.

"Some 300 road projects under PMGSY have been held up due to Naxalites terror," Netam said. He said the government had taken initiative to start the projects.