Obama Visit: Maoists attack resort in kerala write slogan against his visit.

Published on: 27 Jan, 2015
Published under: General Kerala News, Wayanad District News

In wayanad north Kerala some Maoists attacked a state-run resort on sunday and escasped into forests after vandalising the premises and writing slogans against US President Barack Obama’s visit.

The six-member group carrying fire arms and wearing masks barged into the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation’s resort located in the forests and damaged computer and glass panes at the reception in the wee hours, District Police Superintendent P Vimaladitya said. They also wrote slogans against Obama on the walls of the resort, he said.

As per the information provided by the security guard at the resort, the gang entered the building around 3 AM, shouted slogans condemning the policies of the Central and State governments, littered the premises with Maoists literature before vandalising the reception and fleeing into the forests. They had raised slogans condemning the government policy of promoting tourism “trampling” over the rights of tribals and marginalised sections over traditional means of livelyhood. The gang, however, did not harm two groups of tourists who were staying in the resort, Vimaladitya said. 

This was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by suspected Maoists since last year, especially on the slopes of the Western Ghats of Kerala.

Src:- http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-maoists-in-kerala-write-slogans-against-obama-visit-2055527

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