It is a 12,000-member team and is known as jan-militia. This is the backbone of the naxalites who are able to strike at ease and claim precious lives of the jawans. Breaking the jan-militia of the naxalites would be crucial in solving the problem. The centre with the help of intelligence has found that the jan-militia has around 12,000 members in it. This group is responsible for intelligence gathering, spreading ideology and also brainwashing people into joining the group.