Modi’s Surgical Strike on Black Money Has Also Hit Maoists Hard

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The rise of Left-Wing Extremism in India goes back to the first peasants’ uprising at Naxalbari in 1967. It reached its pinnacle in 2009, when the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described Maoist activities as “the biggest internal security threat ever faced by the country”. This shows the grave concerns the state and the civilians face from Left-Wing Extremism.
This article is drawn from the study undertaken in Dec ’16 – Jan ’17 by Prayag Soni, Research Intern, VIF. Read the complete article on The Quint.