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Bastar 2016

Adivasis and the Anatomy of a Conflict Zone

Based on the field report of a fact-finding team that visited Bastar during 12-16 May 2016, this article highlights the impact of the long-standing armed conflict between the state and the Maoists on the Adivasi villagers of Bastar and points out that both are responsible for their current vulnerable state. After the visit the Bastar police has been harassing and intimidating the team members and theirlocal supporters.


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This article is written on behalf of the study team and has received valuable inputs from members Nandini Sundar, Vineet Tiwari and Sanjay Parate.


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