Bhadradri Kothagudem District, December 24, 2021: The CPI (Maoist) has released a souvenir book marking the 20th anniversary of the formation of it’s armed wing, the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA).
In a first of its kind audio message released to the media here on Friday, the CPI (Maoist) Central Committee Spokesperson, Comrade Abhay, said the party’s military commission has brought out the 104 page souvenir.
He said the PLGA was formed on December 2, 2000 as guerrilla army of the Maoist party. The PLGA has been facing the government’s armed forces since 2003 and fighting against Operation Green Hunt for the past nine years and succeeded in defeating them.
Similarly, the Maoists defeated Salwa Judum forces. In May 2017 the Modi government launched Operation Samadhan. But the Maoists have been fighting against it successfully and getting better as the time was progressing, Comrade Abhay said.
The Central Committee expresses its gratitude to the revolutionary groups and forces that supported the Maoists’ fight against the capitalist forces. As eight month long ‘Operation Prahar’ failed, on Sep 26 2021 union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with Chief Ministers and officials of Maoist affected States to devise another plan. But revolutionary and Left wing forces would defeat the Centre’s plans, Comrade Abhay said.
In the document the Maoists listed out the party underground activists who had died since the year 2000. The Maoists have executed as many as 4572 minor, medium and major guerrilla attacks till July 2021. A special mention of the Minpa and Jeeragudem ambush was made in it. A total of 4739 Maoist cadres were killed in fighting with the security forces from Dec 2000 to Aug 2021.
It stated that there were 3507 villages with 9053 families, under Krantikari Janata Sarkar limits in Dandakaranya zone. As many as 15, 700 families benefitted from its land reforms. Around 6933 tanks were built, the document noted.
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