left wing political party in India

Naxalism is a type of Communism in India. It started in the 1960s. Naxalites believe in anti national terrorism and guerrilla warfare. According to the Indian government, Naxalites are terrorists.[1] Famous naxalites include Arundhati Roy, Ramchandra Guha, and Kunal Kamra.

Naxalism is named after the town of Naxalbari in West Bengal.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Naxalite". Britannica. Retrieved January 10, 2021.