Mao Zedong

Difference Between Naxalism and Maoism

December 21, 2015

Naxalism originated as a peasant rebellion from Naxalbari in West Bengal.  We use the terms Naxalism and Maoism interchangeably for the same Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in India. Naxalism and Maoism: Comparison While Naxalism originated in India, Maoism in China. The common thread between the two is...

Communism and Great Leap Forward

January 31, 2015

Though many countries have attempted to adopt a communist form of government, it has resulted in highly varying forms of government in different nations. Examine the reasons while elucidating the policy of ‘Great Leap Forward’ of Mao Zedong.