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Posted by ajadhind on November 23, 2008


In menasinahadya of koppa taluk, during firing practice by naxals a bullet entered into a woman’s leg. This proved the presence of armed revolution in the western ghats. The outside world became aware of the ‘Naxal Movement’ in Western Ghats of Karnataka.


Exchange of fire between naxals and police near Kudremukh in August month.

In November near Eedu village of Udupi district left wing activist Parvathi and Hajima from Raichur were killed by police in an encounter. As a revenge to this act naxals burnt the Forest Department’s Travellers Bungalow in Nemmaru, Shringeri taluk.


In Bukadibailu of Shringeri taluk face to face fight between the Naxals and police took place in August. Next month naxals abducted the head constable Muddappa who was giving protection to Magebailu Chandrashekar near kigga village of Shringeri. 13 naxals were involved in the act who took away the rifle from the constable and released him.

In the same month police attacked the naxals camp in Barkana falls near Agumbe. Naxals escaped the attack. Naxal literature and arms were procured by the police.

In last month naxals held a meeting with Bukadibailu Umesh and told him not to support BJP and Bajarangadal.


Bellary Ujjanigouda was arrested who was suspected to be involved in the abduction of Muddappa.

Febraury 6 was a sad day in the Naxal history of Karnataka and India. Naxal leader Saketrajan alias prem was killed in an encounter in Menasinahadya of Koppa taluk. His mate Shivalingu alias Arun was also killed. Police and government had the feeling that the death of Prem will weaken the naxal movement. But in contrast Naxal supporters increased within and outside the Ghats which strenghtened the movement. [ As a response to this 7 policemen were killed by hundreds of naxals in venkatammanahalli of pavagada, tumkur dt. Unfortunately one bus cleaner was also killed in the incident.]

Police informer Menasinahadya P.Sheshaih was killed by naxals in May.

Naxals Ajith Kusubi and Umesh were killed in June in Devarabalu village of Udupi district.

Near Hebri of Udupi District 7 police were injured by the explosion of hand grenade.

In November Naxals blasted a check post in Tanikodu of Shringeri. Same month suspected Naxalite Mallika was arrested in Shringeri.


Naxals burnt the offices, jeep of Forest department of Kerekatte, Shringeri.

Last month of this year Naxal youth Naravi Dinakar was killed in Keramudi near Kigga, Shringeri.


Congress leader Venkatesh was killed by Naxals. Event occured in Gandaghatta, Kigga.

In another unfortunate event Girijanas were killed by police for supporting the movement. Sundaresh, Ramegoudlu, Kaveramma were brutally killed by Police. They were killed for providing shelter to Naxal Goutham who was also killed in the incident. Parameshwar who was active in many democratic revolutions in Western Ghats was also killed. Death of Girijanas evoked a strong response against police and government amongst the local people. Police department which did not allow press people and local villagers to the crime site for a long period was strongly criticised.

In July Police said that ASI Venkatesh was killed by naxals near Agumbe. But Naxals refused this strongly. Later it came to light that Venkatesh was killed by police personnel confusing him as a naxal. However the final truth never came out and the whole case was closed.


Suspected naxal Krishna and Jagannath were arrested.

November 18th in Mavinahole near Kalasa of Chikmagalur district 3 naxal Manohar, Abhishek and Devaiah were killed in an encounter. Police Constable Guruprasad also died in the mishap.

On November 22 in Amasebailu Naxals have put a banner in the main road remembering the hard work of Manohar, Devaiah and Abhishek. This event is of importance since Minister Shobha Karandlaje visited the village yesterday. This brave act by naxals shows the depth of the armed movement in Western Ghats of Karnataka and also shows the support from the people for the mevement in this region.



  1. What the present mode of struggle implies the future of Naxalism?

  2. Sagar said

    Whats the use of all this ?

  3. poorna pragna mv said

    there is always a better use of war!!!!

  4. raj said

    naxals are weak minded who are brain washed to believe in one line of thought. strong minded shall never be brain washed that way.there are 2 kind of people in this world . hard working and lazy . its easy to read a few left leaning books and imagine oneself to be a revolutionary , and tring to act so while in reality lying lazy and being a parasite on society. naxalism has only helped already thriving arms business.

    • M said

      There is always terror activity going on around us. Naxals are not the real threat to our society, common people who are cowards, chain snatchers, rowdies, corrupt bureaucrats and govt officials are the real threat to this society. People who don’t question injustice and let this society rot are the actual culprits. I don’t know what is the real intensions of naxal’s fight. But I understand that they’re fighting for something unlike us, common people who hide inside our homes like cowards enduring all the injustice right in front of us. I don’t see much difference between a corrupt politicians, a rowdies, a govt officer or pub or a bar owner. Everyone are some or the other way spoiling your lives, yet no one dare to question nor try stopping them. Just ask yourself how safe you feel at your home or office or on the road. Look at the mirror or take a look around your neighbourhood and you’ll see the real naxals.

  5. Yes, true said. thanks for posting raj. i appreciate your reply

    • M said

      Mr. Battlefield, life ain’t a video game. Try going on trekking to some hilly region sometimes and you’ll understand the difference between a video game and life of ppl struggling in the ghat section. It’s easy to judge someone and write a comment just like that my friend. Go out and face corruption and you’ll realize the darkness of the world. Just think why someone would sacrifice their life and still keeping fighting. Good or bad, a sacrifice is a sacrifice and a fight is a fight. Every one deserve the rights to fight for their own good cause. Please think before you judge someone.

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