Raipur, April 1: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ram Singh on Sunday, Apr 1 said that he believes there is an international conspiracy behind the maoists activities in India.
Mr. Singh also said that motive behind the conspiracy is to destabilise and weaken the country economically.
"It (Maoists) is an international conspiracy that in areas, where there are mines, minerals and precious natural resources are found, they are finding ways to spread instability and terror to deviate the country from the main stream, so that the country becomes economically weak and is not able to make use of those resources.", Mr Sigh said.
"The red corridor, which we talk about in the Indian map, is economically rich corridor but they are trying to weaken the country and locals are being used as scapegoats," he added.
The chief minister Singh also said that nearly 20 of India's 28 states have more less maoists activities since few years. He claimed that the arms of maoists are being brought from outside India.
"The arms, which are available with them (Maoists), are neither made in Bastar or Chhattisgarh or Maharashtra. They are connected with the international terrorism and these are the main centers of their survival. There focus is to make this country instable and to recruit poor and illiterate people into their groups," added Singh.