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  • noun Plural form of Naxalite.

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Examples

  • Local CPM leaders — Kanu Sanyal and Charu Mazumdar — led a peasant uprising in the district of Naxalbari which is where the term Naxalites comes from.

    Arundathi Roy Interview - It’s outright war and both sides are choosing their weapons'

  • The Maoists, inspired by Chinese revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, are also known by the name of Naxalites, named after Naxalbari, the town in West Bengal where the movement began as a peasant uprising in the late 1960s.

    India Says Maoist Leader Likely Killed

  • The Maoist movement -- whose members are often called Naxalites after the village of Naxalbari in the eastern state of West Bengal where the rebellion began in 1967 – has been referred to by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as the most pressing internal security threat that India faces.

    Binayak Sen Bail Hearing Postponed

  • I think that the main difference with the Tamils or the Naxalites, is that Israel does not claim sovereignty over the West Bank/Gaza, so it seems that only the PA – which has been recognized in some degree by several many countries after Oslo – has some colorable clain to sovereignty.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Palestinian Authority and the ICC

  • Maoist rebels are often called Naxalites after the Naxalbari area in West Bengal state where the movement first emerged in the late 1960s.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Maoist rebels are often called Naxalites after the Naxalbari area in neighboring West

    The Seattle Times

  • Maoist rebels are often called Naxalites after the Naxalbari area in West Bengal state where the movement first emerged in the late 1960s.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Maoist rebels are often called Naxalites after the Naxalbari area in West Bengal state where the movement first emerged in the late 1960s.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has, since November 2004, repeatedly declared that the Maoists - in local parlance, also called 'Naxalites' - constitute the country's "greatest internal security challenge".

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  • The Maoists insurgents are known in India as "Naxalites" - they began their campaign in

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

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