ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Karnataka: Forest Encroachments, Left Adventurism and Hindutva

Although the Naxalites in Karnataka work among the masses, their struggle has never translated into a popular mass movement; rather it is an armed struggle of the 'squads' or 'dalams'. One consequence of this Naxalite adventurism is the increasing marginalisation of social movements in the state. It also helps the Hindutva lobby to consolidate and expand its base at the cost of popular movements.

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