First day of the armed general strike called by PCI (m) in the Jharkhand state. The strike it is a protest against state government decision about financial law modification. Transports have been disrupted in Ranchi, Khunti, Simdega, Gumla, West Singhbhum and other districts. A lot of markets have been closed as well. A lot of security forces have been deployed. Police has arrested six maoist militants yesterday and they have recovered weapons and ammunition from a clandestine maoist base in the district of Gumla, Jharkhand. Two wanted militants surrendered to the police sunday in Sundargarh district, in the state.