A 30-member all women Anti-Naxal Commando Unit called 'Danteshwari Ladake' has been deployed in Naxal-affected areas of Bastar and Dantewada, in Chhattisgarh.
The unit includes 10 surrendered women Naxals.
“Women police commandos are at par with their men counterparts. I am confident they will they do a good job. It is a unique example of women empowerment,” ANI quoted Bastar IG, Vivekananda Sinha as saying.
Since the Modi government has come to power, tough actions have been taken to control the menace of Naxalism in the country.