This region has been under continued attack by the Maoists who have been targeting police personnel and political leaders. There has been numerous attacks on ARMY, CRPF and Police personnel. 2013 Sukma attack and 2017 Sukma attack is well known. This area is very famous for Naxal.
Conveyance: Sukma is not connected by air and rail, only road connectivity is available with many cities. Railway is available from Jagdalpur, Dantewada and Air service from Jagdalpur, Rajahmundry.