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Delhi Protest Against Centre’s Anti-Maoist Operation

Posted by Ka Frank on November 5, 2009

Protest against Centre’s anti-Maoist operation

India--Delhi protestProtestors termed it a ploy of the State to exert control over the mineral-rich regions of the country inhabited by the tribal populace

Akash Bisht and Sadiq Naqvi, Hard News, Delhi, November 3, 2009

The central government’s plan to launch an offensive against the Maoists is facing stiff opposition from all quarters. A students’ group held a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi against the Operation Green Hunt. Apart from students, the gathering saw workers and professionals raise their voice against the offensive and in support of the development of the tribals. The agitators claimed that it’s a war of the people against exploitation by the neo-liberal State.

The protest was organised by the Forum against War on People, a newly formed initiative of students, teachers and other professionals and the Revolutionary Democratic Front (RDF). Read the rest of this entry »

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