Party leaders from the state as also AICC General Secretary B K Hari Prsad attacked the Raman Singh dispensation for the 'misrule' alleging it has brought misery for the people.

State party chief Bhupesh Baghel demanded imposition of President's rule in the tribal-dominated state claiming that the situation was turning from bad to worse day by day.

He alleged that even the main Opposition party was being threatened with another Jhiram by the state administration if they planned to go this week to the Bastar region to see for themselves the atrocities on tribals.

Two years back, some 25 top leaders of Congress in Chhattisgarh including its chief Nandkumar Patel were killed by Naxalites in the Jhiram valley.

Media in the state, they claimed, is a terrorised lot with those publishing news exposing the maladministration are threatened and attacked. Two journalists have been killed.