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What is to be Undone
Sukma attacks in retaliation to sexual violence on tribal women, say Maoists
As for the government, when the Home Minister declares this attack a cold-blooded murder, need we remind him that that it's own allies are assaulting and murdering people on some pretext or other on a regular basis? Was not the murder of Pehlu Khan equally cold-blooded, and what was the reaction of its ministers? Have there not been serious violations of human rights in Chhatisgarh? Did not the NHRC this January indict the state police for sexual violence against Adivasi women? Have not front organisations of the RSS attacked a police station and beaten up policemen doing their jobs 3 days ago in Uttar Pradesh? Why are murder trials involving Hindutva activists collapsing? What extra-constitutional role does the RSS play in this government and why? Why does it appear to observers that the ruling party is sponsoring an assault on the foundations of the Indian state? Hindutva is the Maoism of the elite. State officials in the IAS, IPS and judiciary may kindly remember that they are servants of the constitution, and it is the constitution to which they took an oath of loyalty. India's integrity depends upon democratic governance, and cannot be surrendered to extremists
And lastly, why, as reported by the Times of India in November 2014, did the just-retired DG of the CRPF say that certain states have a vested interest in Naxalite violence? Will the hyper-ventilating TV channel TimesNow, owned by the same corporation, investigate this serious allegation? And the intelligence agencies also? Is anyone serious about dealing with extremist violence? - DS
25 CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack
Sukma attack: The CRPF’s loss of 25 personnel in a Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh’s south Sukma region on Monday is the second fatal reverse for the force in 2 months. The slain troopers were part of a team providing security to workers building a road. Road opening parties of CRPF, known as ROPs, are crucial to getting roads built in the Maoist-affected areas of Bastar. Maoists executed the Monday attack after serving a chilling reminder of their strike capabilities on March 11 killing 12 CRPF troopers as well as stalling work on a crucial road...read more:
He even hinted at various committees and studies conducted by the government for welfare of forces as waste of public money. The outgoing DG made these observations in a question answer session with journalists. When asked about lack of participation from states in fighting Naxals, Trivedi said, "For some states, continuing Naxal violence is beneficial. It helps them get central funds. And then it's not their men who die but those from outside the state (central force personnel)." Sources said the DG was hinting at Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha.
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What is to be Undone
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