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Reading list on Maoist movement in India (Curated from Naxalbari at its Golden Jubilee: Fifty recent books on the Maoist movement in India) #UrbanNaxals
1. Azad (2010). Maoists in India: writings and interviews. Hyderabad: Friends of Azad.
2. Ajitha (2008). Kerala’s Naxalbari: Ajitha, memoirs of a young revolutionary (S.
Ramachandran, trans.). New Delhi: Srishti.
3. Babu, Y. N. (2008). From Varna to Jati: political economy of caste in Indian social formation. New Delhi: Daanish Books.
4. Balagopal, K. (2011). Ear to the Ground: selected writings on class and caste. New Delhi: @Buffaloeskissin Publishers.
5. Banerjee, S. (1980). In the Wake of Naxalbari: a history of the Naxalite movement in India. Calcutta: Subarnrekha.
6. Bappaditya, P. (2014). The First Naxal: an authorised biography of Kanu Sanyal. New Delhi:
7. Basu, P. (ed.) (2011). Red on Silver: Naxalites in cinema. Kolkata: Setu Prakashani.
8. Bhattacharyya, A. (2016). Storming the Gates of Heaven: the Maoist movement in India. A
critical study 1972–2014. Kolkata: Setu Prakashani.
9. Bhushan, R. (2016). Maoism in India and Nepal. New York: Routledge.
10. Chakrabarty, B. and Kujur, R. K. (2010). Maoism in India: reincarnation of ultra-left wing extremism in the twenty-first century. Abingdon: Routledge.
11. Chakravarti, S. (2007). Red Sun: travels in Naxalite country. New Delhi: Penguin. Chandhoke, N. (2015). Democracy and Revolutionary Politics. London, Oxford: Bloomsbury Academic.
12. Chenoy, A. M. and Chenoy, K. A. M. (2010). Maoist and Other Armed Conflicts. New Delhi: Penguin.
13. Choudhary, S. (2012). Let’s Call Him Vasu. New Delhi: Penguin.
Das, A. (2015). Footprints of Foot Soldiers: experiences and recollections of the Naxalite movement in Eastern India 1960’s and 1970’s. Kolkata: Setu Prakashani.
14. D’Mello, B. (ed.) (2010). What is Maoism and Other Essays. Kolkata: Cornerstone Publications.
Ferreira, A. (2014). Colours of the Cage: a prison memoir. Delhi: Aleph Book Company.
16. Gates, S. and Roy, K. (2014). Unconventional Warfare in South Asia: shadow warriors and counterinsurgency. London and New York: Routledge.
17. Gayer, L. and Jaffrelot, C. (eds) (2009). Armed Militias of South Asia: fundamentalists, Maoists and separatists. London: Hurst and
18. Ghandy, A. (2011). Scripting the Change: selected writings of Anuradha Ghandy. Delhi: Daanish Books.
19. Ghosh, A. (2014). ‘Neel Mukherjee’s The Lives of Others: a review’. Retrieved from, [accessed 31 March 2017]
20. Ghosh, S. K. (2009). Naxalbari, Before and After: reminiscences and appraisal. Kolkata: New Age Publishers.
21. Goswami, N. (2015). Indian National Security and Counter-Insurgency: the use of force vs. non-violent response. New York: Routledge.
22. Government of India. (2008). Development Challenges in Extremist Affect Areas. Report of an Expert Group to the Planning Commission. New Delhi: Government of India.
23. Gudavarthy, A. (2014). Maoism, Democracy, and Globalisation: cross-currents in Indian politics. New Delhi: Sage Publications India.

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