‘Durga Fighter’ force

Durga Fighter is a new all-women force constituted to combat Naxalism in the Sukma District, Chhattisgarh. It will consist of 32 female staff, who will be trained for commando duty for a month. The aim is to promote gender equality and make the region free from Naxals
Sukma district is the southernmost district in Chhattisgarh located near the borders with Odisha, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Known for its tribal culture, majority of the district is hidden under the forest covers. It is one of the least developed districts in the country, severely affected by Naxalism or Maoism.


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