NEW DELHI – In a fresh wave of violence faced by the largest democracy in the world – India – as many as 14 policemen were killed by Maoists separatists militants, PakistanTribe learnt from international media reports.
Violent reaction of Maoists seen in Chattisgarh – State in Central India – killing 14 police men.
It also pertinent to mention here that in May 2013 Maoists attacked police convoy for releasing prisoners and killed 27 people. Further to this in March 2014 police was attacked again and lost its 11 officials by Maoists.
Hatred against Indian capitalist system gave birth to Maoists in 1960s and now this movement has spread in more than 600 districts of central India. The Maoists say they are fighting for communist rule against unbalanced economic system and classes in Indian society. They believe in the teachings of Mao Zhe Tung – a revolutionary leader of China – and fight against Indian system.
India is facing a big security threat for the last 5 decades as this movement is spreading country wide day by day threatening India as a major security challenge.
Zulfikar Hassan – A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) spokesman in Chattisgarh India – said ‘They were using local villagers as shields, hence our men could not retaliate with full force as that would also have cost villagers’ lives.”
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described India’s Maoist insurgency as its “Greatest internal security challenge”.
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