Mao Zedong

Difference Between Naxalism and Maoism

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 “armed resistance” and “violence”. There are a few […]


Communism and Great Leap Forward

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.