Indian Finance Minister , Pranab Mukherjee has called for
joint venture of the Central and the
State government of West Bengal to meet
the challenges of the Maoists in the Indian state of West Bengal.
minister was inaugurating a Guests’ House in a village of Birbhum district in
He added that the Maoists are influential not only in West Bengal
but also in several other Indian states. He stressed that if the Union and the
states work with definite plans, they would be able to curb Maoism