Top Maoist leader RK dies of chronic illness in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh, October 15 (KMS): Top Maoist leader, Akkiraju Haragopal, alias Ramakrishna, who led the Maoists in peace talks with then Andhra Pradesh government in 2004, died of illness in Chhattisgarh.

The 58-year-old leader, popularly known as R.K., succumbed to chronic illness in south Bastar on Wednesday.

He was member of Central committee of the Communist Party of India-Maoist and incharge of Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee of the organization.

Hailing from Tumrukota village in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district, he had led then CPI-ML (Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) People’s War in the peace talks with the Congress government headed by Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in undivided Andhra Pradesh.

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