Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted that the Central government will intensify the fight against Naxals.
During his visit to Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, Shah met CRPF personnel in Basguda CRPF camp.
He also met jawans at Ramkrishna Care hospital who were injured in the Maoist ambush.
"When a friend leaves us and goes we do feel sad.
But the poor people of this area are devoid of development due to the issue of Naxalism.
We welcome those who want to surrender and come to us but we'll have no option if you have weapons in hands," said Shah.
He further said that the Government of India understands the problems of the soldiers and is firmly standing with them in this fight.
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