A shocking revelation by the National Investigation Agency about the arrested accused in the case of urban Naxalism !
Mumbai – ‘The accused in the case of urban Naxalism wanted to form their Government and hence, they declared a war on the nation to overthrow the existing Government. They intended to create fear in the minds of the citizens by using explosives. To achieve this, they had started involving students of reputed universities like Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Tata Institute of Social Sciences in the terrorist activities, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said in a draft of the allegations filed in the Special Court. They have also been accused of planning to wage a war against the Centre and the Maharashtra Government.
#NewsAlert | Maharashtra: In its draft charge sheet in Elgar Parishad case related to Bhima Koregaon violence, NIA says students of various universities including Delhi’s JNU as well as Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) were recruited to carry out terror activities. (ANI) pic.twitter.com/3UEp8G32YV
— Economic Times (@EconomicTimes) August 23, 2021
Earlier this month, the National Investigation Agency submitted the draft to the Court, in which, 17 charges have been laid against 15 accused in the Naxalism case. These include the Prevention of Unlawful Activities Act (UAPA). The arrested accused are members of the banned CPI (Maoist). As mentioned in the draft, the provocative short plays and songs were presented at the Elgar Parishad meeting in Pune. Among the arrested accused are Advocate Sudha Bhardwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Varvara Rao, Prof. Anand Teltumbde, Prof. of Delhi University Honey Babu, Shoma Sen, Gautam Navlakha, Surendra Gadling.