Naxals losing base in West Bastar, huge battalions dismantling into small platoons

Kanker #Chhattisgarh What comes as a big morale booster for the anti-insurgency forces in Chhattisgarh is that the Maoists themselves have accepted the fact their hold in West Bastar forests has weakened and their cadres have been reduced.
The surge has reversed. Battalions are being dismantled into companies and companies into platoons. Their numbers are going down thanks to the combing operations of security forces.
In Sendra, LOS commander Punem Mangi along with two Naxals were killed after which jawans were called on by IG Kalluri. Kalluri told media that information was received that in bordering area of Kanker and Nayapur districts a review report was recovered in which Maoists accepted that their stronghold had weakened .
IG added that with surrender of their comrades Naxals lose their information system and police easily track them.