Communist Party of India-Maoist Terrorist Organizations // Communist Party of India-Maoist

The CPI-M is a relatively recent development in the long history of communist revolution in India and was the result of several violent fractures within the Indian communist movement. The communist movement in India began in the 1920s as an anti-colonial response to ongoing British rule. The first armed rebellion did not take place until 1967 in Naxalbari village in West Bengal state. This rebellion inspired a wave of left-wing Maoist, or “Naxalite” movements. After the death of...


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