Peoples War in India Clippings 6/12/2014


Naxal’s central military commission lauds increased agitation in jails across India

NAGPUR: The efforts of jailed cadres (political prisoners) of Naxal movement to shape up a steady movement in different jails across India have now found praise in the higher echelons of the Reds’ central military commission (CMC). It prepares the strategies to take on establishment. The commission has expressed its satisfaction in a document issued on the occasion of the ongoing 14th Peoples’ Liberation Guerilla Army (PLGA) week (December 2-8).

The Naxals campaign vigorously during this week, observed to commemorate the formation of the PLG army, to highlight the ‘heroic’ exploits by their guerilla cadres and also work done by the other comrades to attract masses towards the movement. The CMC has urged its cadres to step up offensive against government security forces and vibrantly kick up campaigns for the party. It has also lambasted Prime minister Narendra Modi and his government for misleading masses with various projects. The commission has extolled the ongoing Naxal movements in central and other prisons. The Naxal cadres’ observing various significant days and weeks in support of their outfit’s agenda has been highlighted by the commission.

The central body has also underlined the tenacious fights of the jailed cadres against various authorities for their rights despite languishing behind bars. A senior officer stated that one of the key focus of the Naxals are to ensure that they keep the jail authorities under pressure through different tactics so that they are not able to frustrate the reds’ campaigns inside the prisons. “The Naxals undertake hunger strikes, signature campaigns against authorities and also undertake symbolic movements to protest or support social issues inside the jails which form the basis of their agitations behind bars. The reds also try keeping the prosecution under pressure by involving in different agitations regarding the cases on them inside the prisons,” said the official.

The commission has also claimed that the masses have sacrificed maximum in Dandakaranya, comprising Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, in the fight against government forces which included martyrdom of 13 women commandos. The military body also hailed the strong tactical counter offensives by their guerilla forces in the last one year despite central government’s increasing pressure on them through huge armed manpower deployment and penetrative operations. The commission has underlined the fact that Naxal guerillas have killed 70 personnel from different security forces and injuring another 132 in the battle zones.

Waranal: three former members of Naxal group arrested

Venkatapur police today arrested three former members of Janashakthi group of Naxals during a vehicle check at SL Venkatapur village in Mulug division. Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajamahendra Naik identified the arrested men as Bodagani Sarangam, resident of Peddapur, Yata Kumaraswamy from Rayinigudem and Pllerla Thirupathi from Narsingapur in Karimnagar district. The police stopped them as they were moving in suspicious manner; they tried to flee but were nabbed, he said. Some letterpads and wall posters of the banned Janashakthi Naxal group were recovered from them, the DySP said.

Maoists attack ex-sarpanch in Odisha’s Sundargarh district

A group of ten Maoists raided the house of an ex-sarpanch, dragged him out and allegedly pumped three bullets into him in Odisha’s Sundergarh district, a senior police officer said. The incident occured last night at Mohanpada village, Additional Superintendent of Police, Sundergarh, Santosh Mohanty said. The ex-sarpanch Nabakrishana alias Rabi Pradhan (60) sustained injuries in his left chest and legs and was rushed to Ispat General Hospital where his condition was stated to be serious, the officer said.

A joint team of CRPF and state police rushed to the area and intensified patrolling soon after the incident. The Maoists fled from the scene, Mohanty said, adding that two female cadres identified as Asha alias Parbati Majhi, 23 and Sita alias Binati Majhi, 22, both belonging to Telkoi PS of Keonjhar district, stayed back and surrendered to the police.

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