So far Naxals starting from Naxalbari of West Bengal have covered and spread out in the state of Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Andhra, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.
In Madhya Pradesh they were active in the past in Mandla, Dindori and still showing their presence in Balaghat. But they had their silent and secret base in Bhopal in operating an arms factory here. The Madhya Pradesh Police busted it and they are still in Bhopal Central Jail.
Some year back they killed a Cabinet Minister of Chief Minister Digvijay Singh Government Mr. Lakhi Ram Kewre when he was on tour in Balghat. Otherwise they were active only in Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. But now they are getting in Madhya Pradesh also.
The other day 25 armed Naxal attacked Forest Department staff in Phen Wildlife Sanctuary in the Mandla district and snatched wireless sets and mobile phones from them. It is reported that some of them are hiding in Kanha Kisli Tiger National Park. It is causing concern among the tourist coming there.If they are not suppressed well in time right now they may become active in Madhya Pradesh also along with Chhattisgarh.