Tribals Participation in Naxalite Movement: Perception, Motivation and Survival

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  • Author :K. Anuradha, Jagannath Dash
  • Year of Publication :2016
  • ISBN: :9789351252313
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXVI, 366
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Developmental Studies, Scheduled Castes and Schduled Tribes, Sociology, Terrorism, Tribal

About the Book :

Role and Participation of tribals in Naxal movement is about the situational analysis of southern part of Orissa.This is an empirical study to know the factors responsible for the participation. The Naxal menace remained a serious concern for the government for the past ten to fifteen years. Interestingly to note that this movement is growing it tentacles in the tribal areas in various forms. The movement has changed its style, character and ideology in the past three decades. But as a result of fear it has been a major obstacle for development. The tribal areas of south Orissa have been militrazied in the past five years. The research studied the causes and what could be the possible solutions. The research has been presented in 12 chapters in total.

About Author :

K. Anuradha, working as Social Audit Consultant, with National Institute of Rural Development, under Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. She has Masters Degree in Social Work, Ph.D. from Utkal University and M.Phil. in Tribal Studies from Berhampur University, Odisha. She started her career with United Nations World Food Programme and later worked with community based organizations and in teaching profession for short period. Her specialization is training and research. She has been member of various local, national and international organizations who are working for people’s rights and entitlements. She has published many articles on land, conflict, and human rights. She can be reached at

Jagannath Dash is a Professor in Anthropology at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. He specializes in Social and Cultural Anthropology. He obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Anthropology from Utkal University. He has received several national and international fellowships, associateship and Cultural Exchange Programmes in the field of anthropological research and visited many countries in this connection. He has published many books and several research papers in peer reviewed journals. He can be reached at