As the state is gripped in Rongali Bihu festivities, one Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Jawan from Assam was martyred in a maoist attack on April 15th, 2019 in Jharkhand. Three maoists and a CRPF jawan were killed in an encounter in Jharkhand’s Giridih district on April 15, 2019.
The martyred CRPF Jawan, Biswajit Chauhan (24) hailed from Puthimari Gaon of Kolaigaon in the Udalguri district. Biswajit joined the CRPF four year ago.
The encounter between the security forces and the Naxals took place around 6 am on April 15th, 2019 during a special operation by the CRPF in Belbha Ghat forests.