Vishnukant Tiwari is a freelance journalist based in Chhattisgarh, India. He has covered the Maoist insurgency for several Indian media organisations.
The protest against a newly set-up paramilitary camp reveals the dark realities of decades-old fighting between Maoist insurgents and the Indian state.
The government in Chhattisgarh state opted for a softer approach to weaken the Maoist insurgency, but locals allege the police is forcing civilians to surrender as insurgents.
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