Role of Naxal Management Division*
- Naxalites have been operating in various parts of the Country since the early seventies. At different points in time different areas of the Country have been relatively more seriously affected in terms of overt violence by different naxalite groups.
- The aim of the naxalites is to destroy the State legitimacy, and to create a mass base, with certain degree of acceptability, with the ultimate object of attaining political power by violent means. The naxalites predominantly attack the police and the police establishments. They also attack certain types of infrastructure, like rail and road transport and power transmission, and also forcibly oppose execution of development works, like ...