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Tadmetla, also known as Tadmetala is a village in Chhattisgarh state, India. It is located in the Konta tehsil of Sukma in the Bastar division.[1][2]

The village is known for its connection[further explanation needed] with the abduction of Alex Paul Menon of the Indian Administrative Service who was abducted by the Naxals on 21 April 2012 while he was posted as the district collector of Sukma district.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon released by Maoists: 10 big developments". NDTV.com. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Sukma's Tadmetla villagers living in terror, neglect". Dailypioneer.com. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ Abhinandan Mishra. "Mediators reach Tadmetla". Sunday-guardian.com. Retrieved 8 October 2013.

Coordinates: 18°17′N 81°09′E / 18.283°N 81.150°E / 18.283; 81.150