117 of the ex-Maoists, who were illiterate before joining the training course, also developed their ability to read and write.
A total of 33 Maoists and committee members of the banned CPI (Maoist) party surrendered to the police in Kothagudem on Monday.
One SSB head constable, Aman Kumar, sustained bullet injuries during the gunfight.
Chhattisgarh BJP called it a tactic of the ruling Congress government just to obtain funds from the Centre in the name of fighting Maoists.
It is believed that around 40-50 per cent of the strength in the outlawed CPI (Maoist) comprises of women.
He said the recovery is a major jolt to the subversive and anti-national agenda of Maoists in the area.
A meeting presided by Pitchumani decided to replace the book with “My Native Land: Essays on Nature” by Naturalist Krishnan, a native of Tirunelveli.
An exchange of fire took place between Maoists and security personnel inside the Peddampet forest area in Bhupalpally district on Tuesday.
Sources said that a group of around 25-30 men is carrying out night patrolling in the area and each member has been assigned with a specific responsibility.
Police seized gelatine sticks, detonators, electric wire, batteries and a tiffin box from his possession.
Human right activists have alleged that the police denied them permission to offer a red salute and wrap the body of slain Maoist Velmurugan with a red flag on Tuesday.
The CPI state chief alleged that it’s for the police to keep an impression of Maoist threat to get Central funding.
During one such patrolling by Thunderbolts commandos at Meenmutty in Wayanad on Tuesday, they were attacked by a Maoist team who fled after a brief encounter.
The LDF constituent reiterated that the party does not agree with the Maoist style of operations. However, it cannot agree with gunning them down.
Improvement in security will change the perception of people and bring them to the mainstream, the SP added.