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Watch in pics: Tragic life of tribals in Maoist-dominated areas of India

New Delhi: Maoists have been dominating a large tract of Bastar and Dandakaranya forests in Chhattisgarh-Odisha-Andhra Pradesh belt for the last 40 years.With the state police and paramilitary mounting offensive against the Maoists hiding in

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 25, 2014 7:18 IST ]
watch in pics tragic life of tribals in maoist dominated
watch in pics tragic life of tribals in maoist dominated areas of india

New Delhi: Maoists have been dominating a large tract of Bastar and Dandakaranya forests in Chhattisgarh-Odisha-Andhra Pradesh belt for the last 40 years.


With the state police and paramilitary mounting offensive against the Maoists hiding in the forests, the tribals are caught in the crossfire.

Because of the blockade by Maoists in large parts of  the areas where they dominate, the fruits of development hardly reach the tribals, who live in a state of penury, at the mercy of the extremists and the security forces.

We present here glimpses from the life of tribals living in Maoist-affected areas:  

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