Mastermind of Bijapur attack Never went to school, but speaks English, It was also involved in the Tadmetla and Jhiram Valley attacks.
This battalion of Naxalites works to intimidate the villagers, weakening the democratic system. If the Naxalite problem is to be resolved in Bastar,
23 soldiers were killed in an encounter on Saturday in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh. Its mastermind is Commander Hidma of the Naxalites' People's Liberation Gorilla Army (PLGA) Battalion 1. Police had been receiving intelligence about the gathering of Hidma and her fellow Naxalites in Jonaguda, Tekalgudum and Jiragaon in Bijapur and Sukma districts for the last few days. The state police launched the mission only to capture Hidma
Hidma's Battalion have modern weapons
On Saturday, brave jawans of DRG, STF and CRPF entered the core area of Naxalite commander Hidma. Hidma's battalion number 1 is armed with modern weapons. The soldiers got trapped in the heavy firing and now the state is suffering the grief of 23 martyrs. However, police claim that more than 12 Naxalites have also been killed. Sharing the input after the incident, IG Sundarraj P of Bastar range told that we had received information about Hidma's presence. The bodies of the Naxalites killed during the encounter have been filled in 3 tractors and have escaped. Hidma's search continues
4 years ago Hidma was shot
Hidma is the big Naxal leader of the Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee. Four years ago, he was shot in Operation Prahaar in Sukma, but he is said to have survived. There is a reward of 25 lakh rupees on it. Hidma Bastar is the only tribal who leads the most feared battalion of Naxalites. All other leaders are from Andhra Pradesh origin.
Even after being illiterate, he speaks fluent English
Hidma's full name is Mandvi Hidma aka Idmul Podiyam Bhima. She is a resident of Pudati village in Jagaragunda area of Sukma district. Despite being illiterate, he not only speaks fluent English, but is also knowledgeable of computers. He has mastered the guerrilla warfare. She has done two weddings. Its wives are also involved in Naxal activities. Hidma has three brothers. Of these, Mandvi Deva and Mandvi Dulla cultivate the village. The third Mandvi teaches Naxalites in Nanda village. Hidma's sister Bhima lives in Dornapal.
Hidma's hand in big incidents
Earlier, Hidma was also behind Sukma's attack in Bheji, in which 12 CRPF soldiers were martyred. Hidma was also involved in the 2013 attack on a convoy of Congress leaders in the Jhiram Valley, in which 30 people, including Congress leaders, were killed in this attack. Hidma is also believed to be behind the martyrdom of 76 CRPF personnel in Tadmetla near Chintalnar in 2010.
Hidma's end is necessary to end Naxalism from Bastar
A statement was issued on behalf of the Bijapur police after this fresh encounter on Saturday. This official statement said that for many years the Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee, which is a large organization of Naxalites, uses its PLGA battalion number 1 as a powerful guerrilla force by the Naxalites. Its commander is Hidma.
This battalion of Naxalites works to intimidate the villagers, weakening the democratic system. If the Naxalite problem is to be resolved in Bastar, then it is necessary to take major action against Battalion Number One.