In the run up to the 50th anniversary of the ‘Naxalbari armed uprising’, Maoists have intensified a poster campaign against ‘Operation Green Hunt’ which they describe as a “fascist offensive” against people in Dandakaranya forest region.
Posters purportedly written by Maoists have surfaced at the busy Ambedkar Centre in Bhadrachalam, the tribal heartland of Telangana, in the small hours of Friday,
In the posters written in red ink, the Sabari-Charla Area Committee of the CPI (Maoist) urged people to fight against “sand and mining mafia” to protect the interests of Adivasis in the Agency areas.
The committee has demanded that the Land Transfer Regulation (1 of 70–LTR) Act should be implemented in tribal areas and pattas for ‘podu lands’ be distributed among tribal people.
Bhadradri-Kothagudem district committee of the CPI (Maoist) urging people to observe 50th anniversary celebrations of the ‘Naxalbari movement’ from May 23 to 29 this year.