Naxals getting support from foreign groups
Naxals have close links with Maoist organisations in the Philippines and Turkey and get support from several organisations in Europe as well.
Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary in a written reply in the Lok Sabha said the CPI(Maoist) has close links with foreign Maoist organizations.
He said that the outfit is a member of the Coordination Committee of Maoist Parties and Organisations of South Asia. The Minister also said, Left Wing Extremist groups have also participated in conferences and seminars conducted in Belgium and Germany.
The Minister informed that so-called ‘People’s War’ being waged by the CPI(Maoist) against the Indian state has also drawn support from several Maoist fringe organisations located in Germany, France, Turkey and Italy. He said, the government is closely monitoring the situation and taking appropriate action as required.