Mao Said If We Seized Power, There Would Be No Borders Between India, China

Mao Said If We Seized Power, There Would Be No Borders Between India, China


26-June-2017

In the winter of 1967, the year the small area of Naxalbari in northern West Bengal erupted in the flames of a violent peasant uprising, a group of rebels fled India to escape arrest. Among them was a farmer named Khudan Mullick. Fifty years later, it emerges that while on the run his comrades and he had had a secret meeting with none other than their hero, China’s Mao Zedong. The only one alive from that group, Mullick recounts the meeting in an interview with Dola Mitra.