Chhattisgarh: Naxalism, Human Rights and Role of Media
Author(s): Praveen Kumar, Manoj Kumar Singh
Abstract: Why would someone take the course of guns and violence when its filled with pain and sufferings. Naxalsim though being one of the violent forms of Marxism better known as Maoism has to be understood from a wholistic perpective.In this context Chattishgarh one of the worst affected states with Maoism has been tried to be understood from the intersections of Naxalism, Human rights and the role media plays. How in year 2000 along with two other states Chhattisgarh was carved out from eastern part of Madhya Pradesh. This paper will first try to start the discussion from the time of formation of the state of Chhattisgarh which will further be taken into the discussion of state neglect in terms of development, education and social and economic justice which carried forward from the time when the region belonged to Madhya Pradesh. In this context this paper will try to locate the role of media in highlighting, projecting and expressing the interconnections of the above mentioned topic.