ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Underdevelopment and Naxal Movement

The iniquitous development agenda pursued by successive governments at the centre and the state has rendered several tribal groups in Orissa, who reside in some of the poorer, more inaccessible districts of the state, largely marginal to the governance process. Arguably, it is this alienation and underdevelopment that has afforded a fertile ground to several Naxalite groups to set up base in these districts.

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