Urban Naxals

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Urban Naxals are educated people in academia, media, NGOs and urban civil society in India who support violent insurrection against the State. Read more below in the Description...

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ISBN 13 978-1942426059
Book Language English
Binding Paperback
ASIN B078WXP51Z
Edition 1st
Release Year 2018
Authors Vivek Agnihotri  
Publishers Garuda Prakashan  
Category Best Seller Books   Featured Books   Politics  
Weight 400.00 g
Dimension 14.00 x 3.00 x 22.00

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Who are Urban Naxals or Urban Naxalites?

Urban Naxals are educated people in academia, media, NGOs and urban civil society in India who support violent insurrection against the State. They are often motivated by a violent-Left ideology and seek to achieve their objectives via coordinated violence rather than by democratic means. While the Naxalite movement is often associated with remote tribal areas, Urban Naxalism is a phenomenon in cities and urban centers. Urban Naxals act to amplify and normalize the violent Naxal movements such as the "People's War Group", names among the top ten terror groups in the world,  and act as recruiters, propagandists and sources of funds. Naxalism is named as the leading internal security threat to India.

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