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Do we need Indian army to control Maoists?Is state government such helpless?

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Asked by cyrus irani, 03 Jun '10 04:37 pm
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Some states have totally failed in bring about equitable development in all the districts/regions in the states even after 62 years of Independence and the people in many areas are living the same way they used to live before August, 1947. So much so that some people think the British Raj was better that governments after independence.
The Army is basically to fight against external aggression and should not be used to quell unrest of the civilians within India except to help the people in case of natural calamities. They have already deployed huge number of BSF/CRPF personnel in the Maoist infested areas and these paramilitary forces should be able to bring order in these areas.
I am of the opinion that the government should take up massive development in the Maoist infested areas so that the people in these areas get many benefits and their life improves. This will wean them away from the Maoists and it will be difficult for the trouble makers to operate from there when the p ...more
Answered by Francisco, 03 Jun '10 04:54 pm

 
  
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It is catch 22 situation , Jawahar Lal Nehru introduced fright neutralization policy for mineral wealth thus miniral and natural resource rich states got less royalty then states which did not have any miniral wealth.
For 60 years governemtn saw that central region of India is not going anywhere and they need not be looked after so today we have lack of development.
At the same time neta/ contractor / afsar nexus exploted the area , So maoist/ missionary nexus stepped in to exploit the situation.
It would be wrong to assume that villagers and Adivasis in this reagion support maosists but they have no other choice , Now becuase of menace of maoism no industry and investment can come in to the region.

Maosists chose to blow up schools , Transmission tower , roads and other infrasture deleberately to keep the area poor and underdeveloped. They extort money from trucks and mines and this parallel economy is in thousands of carores.
If no strong step is taken this area will become S ...more
Answered by Batao Na, 03 Jun '10 05:57 pm

 
  
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The naxalite problem should be viewed from micro as well as macro level it is the dejure form of defacto governance
Answered by shurmila bose, 03 Jun '10 05:23 pm

 
  
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This is not a simple law & order or crime situation its a armed rebellion even army may not be able to finish it
Answered by RSehgal, 03 Jun '10 05:09 pm

 
  
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