Explain the Lenin’s ‘April Theses’.


Points to remember

Demands of April Thesis are:

  • To declare war to bring to a close .
  • Transfer lands to peasants
  • Nationalised Banks

Answer to be written

In April 1917 , the Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin returned to Russia from his exile Now he felt it was time for the soviets to take over power so he put forward three demands as his April Theses. 

  • Since 1914 , he and the Bolsheviks had opposed the war . He declared that the war is brought to a close.
  • The land was transferred to the peasants
  • and banks are nationalised.

These three demands were Lenin’s ‘April Theses’ .

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