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 notable ideological differences, which were …

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