How many Naxal districts are affected in Odisha?

Odisha Gajapati, Ganjam, Keonjhari, Koraput, Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj , Navrangpur, Rayagada, Sambhalpur, Sundargarh, , Nayagarah, Kondhamal, Deogarh, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Bargarh & Bolangir.

What areas affect Naxal?

The Naxalite group mainly consists of the armed cadres of the Communist Party of India (Maoist). These areas span parts of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana and West Bengal.

Which are the most affected Naxal area in India?

West Bengal (8 districts): Jungle Mahals area and Lalgarh are the worst affected by Maoist violence.

Which state has more Naxalite?

As many as nine Indian states are bearing the brunt of naxalism. Of these, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh are worst-affected while Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are partially affected.

Is Odisha a Naxalite area?

Over the years, Naxal groups such as the PWG and the Maoist Communist Centre (MCC) have established their presence in districts in Orissa that border Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.

Who is Naxal leader?

Kobad Ghandy
Personal details
Born 1951 (age 70–71) Bombay, India
Nationality Indian
Spouse(s) Anuradha Ghandy ​ ​ ( m. 1983; died 2008)​

Where are Naxalites in India?

Naxalite groups have come to control large territories in many of the states of eastern India—notably Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, and West Bengal—and their influence has spread even wider beyond those areas.

Where do Naxals get weapons?

The Naxalites also obtained weapons by bribing or coercing members of the security forces to sell or give their firearms and the ammunition along with their equipment. 3. Naxalites also have their own local arms factories.

Is sambalpur a Naxalite area?

Odisha government has removed five districts from the list of Naxal-hit areas. These districts include Angul, Boudh, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Nayagarh.

Is Sambalpur a Naxalite area?

Who is Milind Teltumbde?

Milind Baburao Teltumbde (died 13 November 2021) alias Jeeva or Deepak was a Maoist insurgent leader and Central Committee member of CPI (Maoist). He is the younger brother of Dalit activist and scholar Anand Teltumbde.