Let's Call Him Vasu: With the Maoists in Chhattisgarh by Shubranshu Choudhary, Quraishi Musta

By Shubranshu Choudhary, Quraishi Musta

The main complete and least partisan account of Maoists written in contemporary years

How did Chhattisgarh become India’s ‘biggest inner safeguard threat’? How did it turn into the epicentre of the Maoist uprising? Why did the backbenchers—the quiet adivasi classmates from the author’s school—turn into the nation’s ‘biggest terrorists’?

In this passionate quest to determine what ails the failing center of India, Subharanshu Choudhary spent seven years with hundreds and hundreds of Maoists, asking probing questions in any respect degrees in their hierarchy to meticulously piece jointly the tales of those hunted males and women.

At the centre of this remarkable account is the enigmatic Vasu—at as soon as comrade and insurgent, buddy and stranger. via telling his tale, Choudhary destroys many stereotypes to flesh out a layered portrait of the misunderstood Maoist.

About the Author
Shubhranshu Choudhary Choudhary was once a BBC South Asia manufacturer for greater than ten years and a reporter for the mum or dad for 2 years. He was once a reporter for 5 years on the Hindi-language day-by-day Deshbandhu. He produced the 1st tv insurance of overseas militants working in Indian Kashmir and carried out the 1st tv interview with the executive commander of the Kashmiri militant association.

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