(1) The work of agrarian reform should proceed step by step and in a systematic way.
3. Beginning from the winter of 1950, the new liberated areas, one after another, unfolded a large-scale agrarian reform movement.
A movement for equitable distribution of land and for agrarian reform.
After the agrarian reform, when the peasants had entirely come over to our side, it was possible and necessary for us to start the movements against the "three evils"and the "five evils".
After the founding of the People's Republic, in the rural areas we initiated agrarian reform and launched a movement for the cooperative transformation of agriculture, while in the cities we conducted the socialist transformation of capitalist industry and commerce. We were successful in both.
As for Tibet, neither rent reduction nor agrarian reform can start for at least two or three years.
By the winter of 1952 agrarian reform was basically completed, except in some minority nationality areas.
Certain minority nationality areas where the agrarian reform has not been completed can be exempted from setting up co-operatives.
Experience has shown that agrarian reform cannot be thorough unless the poor peasants and farm labourers are fully mobilized.
For example, the movement against the three evils, the movement against the five evils, the suppression of the counter-revolutionaries and the agrarian reform are shock movements. For another example, now it is our shock work to check floods.