People who migrated to Telangana-Andhra Pradesh during Salwa Judum are welcome in Chhattisgarh
Raipur.Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday said that the Chhattisgarh Government will welcome those who migrated to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh after being displaced from Bastar, Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada during Salwa Judum movement, if they decide to come back. State Government will chalk out an action plan to create conducive environment for their rehabilitation.
Chief Minister expressed aforementioned views, during his discussion with the delegation of people from Telangana at his residence office on Monday. Members of this delegation were the people who had migrated from Sukma, Bijapur and Dantewada districts of Chhattisgarh to Telangana during the Salwa Judum. Industries Minister Kawasi Lakhma, Chhattisgarh State Scheduled Tribes Commission Chairman Bhanupratap Singh were also present on the occasion.
During the meeting with Chief Minister, the delegation requested for suitable location for rehabilitation of the people returning from the other states and to provide them land for agriculture. In response to their request, Chief Minister said that the government will provide all the basic facilities including ration shop, school, employment, and land to people who desire to come back to Chhattisgarh. Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department Subrat Kumar Sahoo and Director General of Police Ashok Juneja were also present on the occasion.