In the following we want to give a short brief on some of the recent armed actions, suspected carried out by the People´s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) and further developments under the leadership of the Communist Party of India [CPI(Maoist)] in People´s War in India.


On April 2, in Ramgarh-District of Jharkhandt a group of suspected combatants of the PLGA attacked a brick burning furnace and set several vehicles of the corporation o fire, including a JCB machine, a tractor. According to the bourgeois press, the company is among others accused of illegal mining activities and illicit coal trafficking. Further information about these actions is not yet known. 1


On March 31, published the bourgeois newspaper “The Times of India”, the announcement that the CPI (Maoist) called for a bandh (armed strike) on April 3 to 4 in the regions of Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and the bordering districts of Odisha and Chhattisgarh to protest against the detention of Lalu Prasad, a democratic activist. The Times of India state also that the “bandh has also been called to protest the displacement of people from their land for establishment of big industriesand the loot of rich mineral resources[…]”.2


On March 29, two constables of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) were injured after suspected forces of the PLGA triggered serial improvised explosive device (IED) blasts in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district. The action took place when a joint team of the DRG and Indo- Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) was out on an so called area domination operation. After the successful attack the revolutionaries managed to retreat with out own losses. 3