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Naxal movements are something that we come across regularly nowadays. Recent news headlines show a lot of Naxalite movements. Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, too, recently commented that Naxalism would be wiped out from the country.

Who are Naxalites and why are highlighted so much? Through this Demystifier, we’ve made an attempt to simplify all the outcry about them.

Here we go:

1. Who are Naxalites?

2. What is their conflict?

3. What was the Permanent Settlement for Bengal?

4. The problem with the Permanent Settlement

5. The glitch in the Land Reforms Act, 1955

6. Why are there violent uprisings?

7. Why are the Naxalites considered problematic?

8. Political Threat 

9. Geographical Expanse

ALSO READ: The Blotch of Red – Understanding Naxalism’s Today and Tomorrow

This is all you need to know about the Naxalites.

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Sources: Zee News, Rediff, The Guardian

Image Sources: Google Images

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