Three Main Difference between Mensheviks and the Bolsheviks
(i) The Mensheviks represented a minority group under the leadership of Alexander Kerenskii.
(ii) They believed in gradual change and establishment of a parliamentary form of government like that of France and Britain.
(iii) They favoured a party which was open to all and to work within the system.
(i) The Bolsheviks under their leader Lenin constituted a majority of the socialists.
(ii) They wanted to work for Revolution. They favoured a disciplined party, to control the members and quality of its members.
(iii) They wanted to make the party an instrument for bringing about the revolution.