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New Jamshedpur MP Is In favour Of Talks With Maoists

PTI 01 Aug 2011, 16:45:21 IST

New Delhi, Aug 1 :  The newly-elected Jamshedpur MP Ajay Kumar today said he is in favour of talks with Maoists.  “I am for talks with Maoists...The Naxal problem will be solved if there is development (in Maoist-hit regions),” he told reporters outside the Parliament.

Kumar, who represents Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik), won the Jamshedpur bypoll held on July 1 by a margin of over 1.5 lakh votes. All other contestants including candidates from Congress, BJP and JMM lost their deposits. PTI