Marxist poetry from India’s Naxalites

This is very powerful poetry, full of imagery. The struggle goes on and seems to be getting better for this group, with estimates that the Maoists Marxists, known as the Naxalites after the Naxalbari region of Bengal, where they started, now control almost 40 per cent of the landmass of India and have feudal landlords and the Indian army on the run. The poems remind me of  ‘The Prison Poems of Ho Chi Minh’. Enjoy!

Poetry of Certain 1970s Naxalbari martyrs: Translated from Bangla

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