A short history of death and madness in Bastar

  The list of villages is endless. Operation Green Hunt was only the second phase. Operation Hakka and Vijay are only new names to an old war. But the names of villages touched by war can sometimes repeat themselves. Gompad, Singaram, Gacchanpalli, Lingagiri, Nendra, Rajpenta, Tatemargu, Tadmetla, Vechapalli, Gaganpalli, Kottacheru, Maraigudem, Pallecharma, Munder, Pollampalli, Kotrapal, Burgil, Bhejji, Goomiyapal, Hiroli, Jangla, Dhampenta, Hariyal Cherli, Karremarka, Mankelli, Sameli, Regadgatta, Pusnar: these are just a few villages where adivasis have been killed in cold blood in the last eight years in undivided Bastar district, with testimonies collected by journalists, anthropologists and political activists whose own list was submitted as petitions to the Supreme Court. http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_a-short-history-of-death-and-madness-in-bastar_1712134

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