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Jaiswal to visit Jehanabad

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | November 16, 2005 12:24 IST

Union Minister of State for HomeSri Prakash Jaiswal will visit Jehanabadon Wednesday three days after the daring Maoist attack to review the situation.

Jaiswal, who arrived in Patna early morning to campaign for the Congress during fourth phase of pollstold newspersons that he will visit Jehanabad town to personally assess the situation after the Maoist attack.

He said that the Centre favour a detailed inquiry into the Maoist attack."We want the state to go for a high level inquiry into the incident," he said.

Jaiswal, however, refuted the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance allegations that the Maoist attack was a total failure of the central government and that Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav was behind it."NDA's allegations were baseless, there is no truth in that. They were fed up and frustrated and free to say anything," he said

Jaiswal saidthe NDA during its six year rule had done nothing to solve the Maoist problem in country and thatthey hardly made any attempt to deal with the issue, except talk big.

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