Q.4:- Explain the Great Leap Forward campaign of China as initiated in 1958.
The Great Leap Forward (GLF) was a campaign initiated in 1958 in China by Mao’s, which was aimed to modernise the China’s economy. The campaign was imitated towards the large scale industrialisation in the country not concentrated only in the urban areas. The people were motivated to set up industries in their backyards. In the rural areas commune system was implemented. Under this system, people were engaged in collective farming. There were 26,000 communes covering almost all the farm population.