Despite apprehensions by the state government about possible attempt by the Naxals to disrupt the Indepence Day celebration in Malkagiri district, it went on peacefully.
Minister of State for Science & Technology , Mr Sanjeeb Sahu arrived from Bhubaneswar by a chopper and left
Malkangiri soon after the parade was over.
A day before the Independence Day, raids were conducted on some Naxal camps from where the police had seized some
Maoist literatures only.