ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

Southern Africa- Kissinger s Safari

UN April 13, 1976, the President of India inaugurated the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Bhoodan movement. The Bhoodiri movement, it may be re- called, was started 25 years ago in April 1951 in the princely state of Hyderabad, to counter what the leader of the movement, Vinoba Bhave, undoubtedly considered the subversive influence of communist ideas under which large sections of the oppressed peasantry in the Telengana area of Hyderabad had come. The communist party-led peasant insurrectionary campaign there; the attempts of the Nizam's administration to defeat the guerillas which did not succeed till the government of India's military forces marched into Hyderabad, the differences within the leadership of the communist party over the conduct and direction of the guerilla campaign; and the final withdrawal of the armed resistance pro- iftfamme

Dear reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top