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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This is a peaceful answer to Naxalism that Green Revolution can bring in a positive change in society rather than violence," said Raman Singh.
The incident echoed throughout India and Naxalism was born.
He asserted that incidents pertaining to terrorism and naxalism have come down in last three years.
Shah called Sukma the " reflection of the suppression of Maoists and Naxalism.
That is how he was able to wean the poor peasants away from Naxalism.
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The BJP says that we will fight Naxalism, but when our leaders get killed, then they say it's not a political issue," said Rahul.
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.
The party leaders also decided to raise the issue of Naxalism against the backdrop of kidnapping of Sukhma Collector Alex Paul Menon in Chhattisgarh.
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.
Surrounded by an eclectic crowd with strong views on issues ranging from Kashmir to Naxalism and the Gujarat riots, Hazare has lately been embarrassed by their public expression of differences.