Red Sun: Travels in Naxalite Country

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Penguin Books India, Mar 2, 2010 - India - 428 pages
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Spread Over Fifteen Of The Country&Rsquo;S Twenty-Eight States, India&Rsquo;S Maoist Movement Is Now One Of The World&Rsquo;S Biggest And Most Sophisticated Extreme-Left Movements. Hardly A Week Passes Without People Dying In Strikes And Counter-Strikes By The Maoists&Mdash;Interchangeably Known As The Naxalites&Mdash;And The Police And Paramilitary Forces. In This Brilliant And Sobering Examination Of The &Lsquo;Other India&Rsquo;, Sudeep Chakravarti Combines Reportage, Political Analysis And Individual Case Histories As He Takes Us To The Heart Of Maoist Zones In The Country&Mdash;Areas Of Extreme Destitution, Bad Governance And Perpetual War.

 

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Do you want to know who the 21st century Naxalites/Maoists are, what their Eco-system is, what the issues are with the people within or on the fringes of this Eco-system and why most of the 'India Shining' Indians are completely separated from these people?
Then read this book. For the rest - Shine on....
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
25
Section 3
27
Section 4
32
Section 5
59
Section 6
95
Section 7
97
Section 8
116
Section 13
250
Section 14
269
Section 15
318
Section 16
337
Section 17
360
Section 18
375
Section 19
377
Section 20
378

Section 9
145
Section 10
191
Section 11
217
Section 12
242
Section 21
401
Section 22
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