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Upcoming event: July 3rd at 8:00PM EST N. Venugopal will present a talk on the past, present, and future of the Naxalite movement. He is a social activist and the editor of a Telugu-language political economy journal called Veekshanam, and he has written extensively about social movements in India.
51 years ago revolutionaries in India joined with peasants in an armed revolt against landlords and the larger social system in the country. Today this revolt, after many twists and turns, has grown into a country-wide revolutionary movement. At present the Indian government has deployed over 300,000 troops in the jungles of Central India.