A worker s union movement was born in the mid-1930s in the tea gardens of Bengal, famous for its Darjeeling tea, still under British colonial rule. The workers protested the oppression by owners and managers. The struggle pitted unionists, organized by the Communist Party of India on one side, against the owners, their thugs, the tea-garden managers and the constabulary on the other. Despite such powerful opposing forces, the workers, thanks to the organizers and activists, did manage to wrench concessions from the ...

The Tea-Garden Journal 2015, Seagull Books

ISBN-13: 9788170463412

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