Nabarangpur: Ahead of Republic day celebration, the Maoists posters were found in several parts of Umerkote in Nabarangpur district on Friday.
The rebels have put up posters in Kurtamgarh of Kandhamal and Chandahandi ghati. The outlawed CPI (Maoist) has urged the people to observe Martyrs’ week from today.
As a preventive measure, bus services in the districts were cancelled by the administration to ward off untoward incident. Besides, additional police check posts were set up at key vantage points into the districts.
Meanwhile, security has been beefed up in the insurgent-hit districts. Police are also conducting regular patrolling in the vulnerable areas to counter any untoward situation.