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India: Maoists escape after encounter in Orissa

Posted by celticfire84 on October 28, 2011

The following comes from IBN News. While this brief article from the bourgeois speculates on details, its clear that the attempts of the Indian state to contain this growing revolutionary movement is not working. South Asia Revolution site will continue to keep updates, news and analysis on the revolution in India as it develops. 

Maoist leaders escape after encounter in Orissa

Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (PTI) Maoist leaders escaped after an encounter with security forces during a raid on a camp at Jadu Loisingh forest in Orissa’s Sambalpur district today. Maoist leaders Girish Mahato of Jharkhand, Kunu Dehuri of Orissa and others escaped from the camp as the Maoists and security personnel traded fire, Sambalpur Superintendent of Police Nikhil Kanodia said. The Maoists fired 150 rounds, which was retaliated by 300 rounds and 16 grenades by the security forces but none was killed or injured, Kanodia said. Read the rest of this entry »

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Video: Footage from the Indian student movement, 1968

Posted by redpines on October 28, 2011

The following video, a clip from Louis Malle’s documentary “Calcutta,” shows Naxalite involvement in student uprisings and the ensuing police repression. It is interesting for its visual resemblance to many recent international uprisings, as well as the way the bourgeois narrator tries to frame the events.

The video originally appeared at Naxalite Revolution.

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