CPI-Maoist Central-level leaders killed/died,
arrested, surrendered during 2007 to 2017
(Updated till December 10, 2017)
1. B Narayan Sanyal aka Naveen Prasad aka
Bijoy Da. He was the second most important leader after the party's
national secretary, Muppalla Lakshmana Rao. He passed away in a south
Kolkata hospital on April 17, 2017. He was in his early 80s and was
suffering from cancer.
1. Kuppu Dev Raj aka Kuppu Swamy aka Ramesh aka
Rayanna aka Yogesh aka Balaji (65), SWRBM, i/c Tamil Nadu
& Kerala, SOCs & he is playing key role in entire party production department.
He was killed in an encounter in Nilambur forest in Malappuram District
on November 24, 2016.
1. K. Muralidharan aka Thomas Joseph aka
Ajith: Inducted into CC after the merger of CPI-ML (Naxalbari) into
CPI-Maoist, Murali was arrested on May 8, 2015 from from a hospital
at Talegaon Dabhade near Pune in Maharashtra.
1. Sushil Roy (78), a politburo member and founding
member of the CPI-Maoist. He died at the All India Institute of Medical
Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on June 18, 2014, following prolonged
illness, the Revolutionary Democratic Front (RDF) said in a statement.
In line with his final wish, his body was donated to the AIIMS for medical
1. Anukul Chandra Naskar alias Goer
Chandra Naskar alias Pareshji: A Cental Committee member, arrested
in Cachar district of Assam on May 8, 2013.
1. Sadanala Ramakrishna alias
RK: Stated to be the head of the Central Technical Committee
of the CPI-Maoist was arrested in Kolkata, West Bengal, on February
2. Mohan Vishwakarma: A senior member
of the Central Technical Committee and Technical Research and Arms Manufacturing
(TRAM) unit was picked up from Watgunj in south Kolkata, West Bengal,
on July 26, 2012.
1. Mallojula Koteswara Rao alias
Kishanji: Kishanji, a Politburo member, was killed in an encounter
in Burisole forest in West Midnapore District on November 24, 2011.
2. Jagdish Yadav alias Jagdish
Master: A Politburo member, Jagdish was arrested after a joint team
of Special Task Force of Bihar police, District Armed Police and CRPF
surrounded a private clinic at Guraru Bazaar in Gaya District of Bihar
on June 12, 2011.
3-5. Varanasi Subramanyam, Pulendu
Mukherjee and Vijay Kumar Arya: These three Central Committee
(CC) members were arrested together from a village in Ganesh Tola under
Barsoi Police Station in Katihar District of Bihar on April 29, 2011.
1. Cherukuri Rajkumar alias
Azad: Andhra Pradesh Police shot dead Azad, a Politburo member,
in a gun battle in one of his hideouts at Jogapur jungles in the Adilabad
District of Andhra Pradesh on July 2, 2010.
2. Baccha Prasad Singh: A Politburo
member, Singh was arrested in a top-secret operation on February 8,
2010 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Seven other Maoists, including top leader
Banshidhar alias Chintan Da were arrested along
3. J. Narsimha Reddy alias
Jampanna: Jampanna, a CC member, was arrested from a hideout
in Kadrukhuta jungle of Upperghat area under Nawadih police station
in Bokaro District of Jharkhand on August 8, 2010.
1. Kobad Gandhi, a Politburo member,
was arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police from Delhi on September
2. Amitabha Bagchi alias
Anil, a Politburo member, was arrested from Ranchi in Jharkhand
on August 24, 2009 on the basis of a tip-off.
1. Pramod Misra alias Madanji, a
Politburo member, was arrested on May 11, 2008, from a rented house
at Barmasia in Dhanbad District of Jharkhand. His arrest was possible
when Police realized that one of those arrested some days ago was Mishra's
son and grilled him.
1. Misir Besra alias Sunirmal
(50), a Politburo member, was arrested on September 21, 2007 from Rania
Bazar (Khunti) in Jharkhand. However, Besra was rescued by Maoists in
an operation on June 23, 2009 from Bihar].
2. Malla Raji Reddy alias
Sattenna, a CC member, was arrested from Angamaly town in Ernakulam
District of Kerala on December 17, 2007. However, he has jumped bail
and again joined the Maoist ranks.
3. Krishnan Srinivasan alias
Sridhar Srinivasan alias Vishnu alias
Vijay alias Sreedhar alias Shekar, a
CC member, was arrested from Mumbai on August 19, 2007. Released
in August 2013 after serving six-year jail term. Died of heart attack
on August 18, 2015.
4. Sande Rajamouli, a CC member,
was shot dead by Andhra Pradesh Police on June 22, 2007 during an exchange
of fire that took place near the Dharmavaram railway station in Anantapur
District of Andhra Pradesh.