Malkangiri: With Maoists observing the Martyrs’ week beginning today till August 3, security has been tightened across Koraput, Rayagada and Malkangiri districts.
Many posters and banners put up by the red rebels on account of the observance of the Martyrs’ week were seen at various places.
In Koraput distrct, police are on high alert and security arrangements have been beefed up. Check posts have been set up at various entry points into the district and vehicles entering Koraput are being checked by police personnel.
According sources, government bus services on various routes have been cancelled on account of the Martyrs’ week. Government buses on Jeypore-Malkangiri, Bhadarchalam-Paua and Rayagada routes stayed off road.