Jayprakash Narayan was a great proponent of Socialism.
According to him economic disparity and private ownership on the means of production is the root cause of all the problems, and if we provide means to everyone then the problem of economic disparity will be reduced automatically.
He further said mere nationalision the industries will not established the socialism because it will strengthen the bureaucracy and promote the tendency of centralisation. Hence he proposed the idea of decentralization.
As his ultimate goal, Jayprakash Narayan has suggested making the Sarvodaya movement a success through political and economic decentralization. His ideas related to Sarvodaya can play an important role in rural upliftment.
He dedicated his life to Sarvodaya and renounced all his self interest . He said we should give more importance to the ideals of freedom, justice and brotherhood. Sarvodaya’s ultimate goal is to bring radical changes in all aspects of personal and social life.”
According to him in Sarvodaya Society :
1. There be opportunities for justice and equity
2. there will also be a democratic system which will be based on the freedom of the individual and the person will build his own system of governance.
3. The system will be decentralized, with the Gram Sabha having more power and resources.
4. It will be a social system in which the welfare of all will be contained.