Naxalite

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Naxalite

(ˈnʌksəˌlaɪt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of an extreme Maoist group in India that originated in 1967 in West Bengal and which employs tactics of agrarian terrorism and direct action
[C20: named after Naxalbari, a town in West Bengal where the movement started]
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I would like to tell the youngsters involved in Naxalism to give up the path of violence and join the mainstream," he said.
The senior BJP leader said,"People must understand that the Modi government has inherited issues like Naxalism, cross-border terrorism, a derailed economy and a policy paralysis.
preparing a comprehensive integrated action plan to tackle challenges of Naxalism, militancy, terrorism, and separatism which the country faces.
People want to fight against naxalism and so Chhattisgarh has always been a close call between the two parties if u see last two elections as well," he added.
The members discussed the Maoist ideology of armed struggle and militarization, Violence Profile, Government Policy and approach to deal with Naxalism, Monitoring Mechanism, security and development related measures taken by the Central Govt.
The protesters held saffron flags and shouted slogans against Naxalism.
Our legwork was all about going to the villages where naxalism was rampant and talking to cops and those associated with the cause.
Volume two considers issues of hegemonic power in the independence era and the development of Naxalism, the development of illegal communist organizations of various stripes in India.
Speaking from a bullet-proof enclosure amid rains, he touched on a variety of subjects including the sensitive land acquisition issue, Naxalism, terrorism, economy and inflation.
Referring to the problem of naxalism, Chouhan expressed anguish over not inviting Madhya Pradesh to the meeting recently called by the Central Government to discuss various issues related to naxalism.
Gandhy's comment is only one amongst many -- from academics, activists and even conscientious bureaucrats -- who have understood the reasons that give rise to armed Maoism or Naxalism in India, and in particular in those states which have high poverty and are also host to natural resources (forests and minerals, particularly).
He elaborated how the traditional systems followed by tribal in Vidarbh are compatible with preservation of forests and its environment, how these people are really happy in forests and that their displacement is causing lots of problems even unrest and naxalism.