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