Maoist Communist Centre of India (MCC)

Year Formed: 1992
Year Terminated: 2004

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:



Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 35

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1036


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