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Letter reveals Maoists planned Rajiv Gandhi-style assassination of Narendra Modi

Pune:8/6/18;A letter allegedly found in the house of one of the five persons arrested for “links” with the banned CPI (Maoist) talks about the ultras mulling “another Rajiv Gandhi incident”, Pune police told a court on Friday.

A letter found in activist Rona Wilson’s house in Delhi talks about requirement of Rs 8 crore to procure M-4 rifle and four lakh rounds, and also about “another Rajiv Gandhi incident”, prosecutor Ujjwala Pawar told the court.The investigators also claimed that the communication seized from the laptop of one of the arrested persons says that “Modi has successfully established BJP government in more than 15 states… if this pace continues, then it would mean immense trouble for the Maoist party on all fronts”.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, in response to a question relating to the recently uncovered assassination plot against the prime minister, said, “We are always concerned about our PM’s security. Maoism and extremism has now been reduced by many folds. They are just fighting a lost battle.”

“At present, the Maoist insurgency affects just 10 districts and it will end soon as has been done in the Northeast where insurgent violence has been contained and brought down by 85 percent,” Rajnath added.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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