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  • 19 Apr 2024
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Voting To Be Held On 19th April in Bastar

Why in News?

In Bastar parliamentary constituency of Chhattisgarh, voting will be held on April 19 under the first phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Key Points

  • In this Left Wing Extremism affected constituency, about two thousand polling stations have been set up. More than 200 of these polling stations have been shifted due to security reasons.
  • The Election Commission has made all preparations to conduct the voting in a fair and peaceful manner.
  • Under this Lok Sabha constituency, there are six polling stations in Bijapur district where people will be able to vote again after about twenty years.

Left Wing Extremism

  • Also known as left-wing terrorism or radical left-wing movements, refers to political ideologies and groups that advocate for significant societal and political change through revolutionary means.
  • LWE groups may target government institutions, law enforcement agencies, or private property to further their agenda.
  • The LWE movement in India originated in a 1967 uprising in Naxalbari, West Bengal.

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