The leftist ideology believes that all existing social and state structures in an elitist or capitalist society are exploitative by nature and this exploitation can be ended only through a revolutionary change through violent means. The ideological basis for violent movements was first provided by Marx and Engels through their Communism / Marxism ideology. It
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.