Revolutionary Marxist–Leninist League

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The Revolutionary Marxist–Leninist League was a small Maoist political party in Britain.

The group was founded in 1968 by a group of students around Abihimanyu Manchandra. It participated in the Joint Committee of Communists, but suffered the split of the Association of Communist Workers around Harpal Brar. In 1971, a further group left, to found the Marxist-Leninist Workers Association (which later merged via the Communist Unity Association into the Revolutionary Communist League of Britain).

In 1977, the group was renamed the Revolutionary Marxist-Leninist Communist League, and it attempted to apply the Three Worlds Theory by working to build anti-Soviet movements in Britain. This did not prove successful, and the group dissolved in 1980.


  • Peter Barberis, John McHugh and Mike Tyldesley, Encyclopedia of British and Irish Political Organizations