Mahendra Karma



Age: 62


Summary: Indian National Congress senior party leader who spearheaded the controversial anti-Naxalite (Maoist) movement Salwa Judum in the Chhattisgarh state government since 2005 and had also served as home minister of India from 2000 to 2004 when the Congress was in power.



Cause of Death: Shot to death during a Naxal-led terrorist attack


Born: August 5, 1950


Died: May 25, 2013


Location: Sukma, Chhattisgarh, India