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[Download] ⚈ Nightmarch ♫ In , Just As The Indian Government Was Stepping Up Its Counterinsurgency Operations In The Country S Naxal Affected Areas, Alpa Shah Set Out On A Seven Night March With A Guerrilla Platoon Across Kilometres Of The Same Territory An Anthropology Professor, She Wanted To Understand Why, Against The Backdrop Of A Shiny New India, The Country S Poor Had Shunned The World S Largest Democracy And United With Revolutionary Ideologues Dressed As A Man In An Olive Green Guerrilla Uniform, Alpa Was The Only Woman And The Only Person Not Carrying A Gun In The Platoon Her Gritty Journey Reveals How And Why People From Very Different Backgrounds Come Together To Take Up Arms To Change The World But Also What Makes Them Fall Apart Unfolding Like A Thriller And Brought To Life By Alpa S Years Of Research And Immersion Into The Daily Lives Of The Tribal Communities In A Naxal Stronghold, Nightmarch Is A Reflection On Economic Growth, Rising Inequality, Dispossession And Conflict At The Heart Of Contemporary India

10 thoughts on “Nightmarch

  1. Harshita Gupta Harshita Gupta says:

    This is the first book, I read on Naxalites rebels and Maoist tribes in India, though I ve read scores of articles and columns on Adivasi s surrenders, encounters, and conflicts between them and the government But I hardly understood, why the things were happening the way they happened So, now you know, there was this peculiar interest in picking up this book.In 2010, an anthropologist, Alpa Shah, was invited for taking interview of the most senior leader of the guerrilla army This invitation extended to seven days long trek across the jungles from Bihar to Rajasthan, the central Indian areas of tribal and Adivasi people.The author accounts the journey of her stay with the Naxalites and Maoist guerrillas revealing their daily struggles, their existence, and the complexities of their life She also br...

  2. Moumita Roy Moumita Roy says:

    Being a Bengali and born and brought up with Bengali books , the Word Naxal isn t new Our literature also has been effected by it I picked this book up with lots of expectation Because I haven t read any english book on this topic And yes this book don t make me feel like wasting time As I share my thoughts with my mother my mother also found it interesting But it was little difficult to put my words togather The best part about the book is though it s a nonfiction it s fast paced The pictures in the book have made it interesting.I want to give it 4 5 And I want to thanks the publisher for this amazing book.

  3. Ronita Banerjee Ronita Banerjee says:

    Name Nightmarch A journey into India s Naxal HeartlandsWritten By Alpa ShahPublished By HarperCollinsPages 326Review There are certain books in this world that takes you places and fulfills the promise of a memorable experience.Yet, those are the books that are toughest to review.Nightmarch by Alpa Shah kept its promises From the very first time I set my eyes upon this book I knew it would be a page turner and I felt ecstatic to be right about it.From living with the revolutionaries to writing a book on the real life stories of the people who took the path of Maoism, Alpa chose a path which is actually less travelled by From the stories of unemployed youth who joins the rebellion to highly educated men who surprisingly chose this path of revolution The only question arises is Why Why these men who c...

  4. Chittajit Mitra Chittajit Mitra says:

    The author takes on a challenge to explore the world of Naxalites from an inside view in her quest to do so she travels from the naxal affected areas of India covering several states The author tries to understand their psyche which makes them leave their normal lives join the forces of revolution resistance against the government From unemployed youth to well settled affluent people, men or women, the author captures their stories in the most sensible riveting way Read the full review on Just Another Bookaholic

  5. Rutuja Ramteke Rutuja Ramteke says:

    Nightmarch By Alpa Shah Genre Non fictionPublisher Harper Collins.Introduction Alpa Shah set out on a seven night march with a guerrilla platoon across 250 kilometres An anthropology professor, she wanted to understand why, against the backdrop of a shiny new India, the country s poor had shunned the world s largest democracy and united with revolutionary ideologues Dressed as a man in an olive green guerrilla uniform, Alpa was the only woman and the only person not carrying a gun in the platoon Unfolding Alpa s years of research and immersion into the daily lives of the tribal communities in a Naxal stronghold..My Opinion After, alot of days I got to read such a strong non ficton read We have only heard about naxals but no one has seen them, experienced their behaviour or way of life We are afraid ...