What is the basic ideology of Naxalite movement?
Marxist Leninists chose the Siliguri area for launching their revolution, not by accident. The area was close to Nepal, Bangladesh, Sikkim and Tibet was less than 100 miles away. Populated by over 1.25 lakh triba ...more
In a "typical" Marxist / Leninist outlook- the "Chief proponents" of a revolution would be the Urban working class & the educated class- the intelligensia. In a more Naxal outlook- the "Chief Proponents" of a revolution would be the agrarian peasentry. Urban proletariats & the intelligensia in Naxalism (versus M/L ism) take on very secondary places in the whole "Socialist Revolution"- which is the basic ideology of the Naxalite movement.
Their rationale is that India is a majority non agrarian nation.