Bare facts (Maoist edition)

Four noteworthy data-points.

# Out of the 100 districts in India with highest poverty rates (based on percentage of population below the poverty line), 26 districts are Maoist afflicted.

# Out of the 100 districts in India where households do not have enough food for all its’ members, 15 districts are Maoist afflicted.

# Out of the 100 districts in India with lowest literacy rates (gender-sensitive), 20 districts are Maoist afflicted.

# Out of the 100 districts in India with highest Infant Mortality Ratios, 9 districts are Maoist afflicted.

Note – Above data assuming 72 districts in six states across India to be Maoist afflicted.

(Source: “Measuring Regional Backwardness: Poverty, Gender, and Children in the Districts of India” by Vani K. Borooah and Amresh Dubey, 2007)

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