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August 9th, 2013
The Troubling State of Military Maps in India

In April 2013, the Central Reserve Police Force studied a Google Earth satellite map and approached what they thought was a Maoist camp in the Abujhmad jungles that straddle Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. Much to their surprise, they discovered a village (Bodiguda) whose existence no one knew of till then though it is situated 29 km  from Bhairamgarh tehsil, which has a police station, in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district. Read More