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Comrade Number One | Chhattisgarh

With bomb expert Basavaraju as their new chief, the Maoists may soon revive violence in the state.

A change of guard in the Maoist leadership has prompted Chhattisgarh's security establishment to step up the vigil, anticipating fresh attacks by the rebels. Officials say 63-year-old Nambala Keshav Rao alias Basavaraju's recent elevation as the general secretary of the Communist

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