INDIA'S FORGOTTEN WAR – blogging naxalism.

Book Plug- Red Sun

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images1Sudeep Chakravati is a Goa-based journalist who travelled across India speaking with Maoist fighters, poor villagers, sympathetic urban business men, and police and government officials. His account of the journey is a rich portrait of a movement which is clever and sophisticated and a government which often seems lethargic and outmaneuvered.

Written in an easy, narrative/journalistic style, Red Sun: Travels in Naxalite Country is an engaging and informative read.  It’s the single best book on Naxalism that I know of. Buy it.


Written by Michael

April 26, 2009 at 3:04 pm

Posted in Books, Naxalism, Naxalites

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  1. Just came across your blog via Wikipedia.

    It’s a relief to come across an unbiased blog on Naxalism. Keep up the great work.

    I’ve been pondering over buying Red Sun for a while; will pick it up soon now.


    Shruti Birari

    May 21, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    • Thanks. Always glad to get a new reader. And feel free to comment in the future.


      May 27, 2011 at 1:50 pm

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