ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Mrinmoy Pramanick

Maistry System in Burma

While existing literature predominantly focuses on servitude in regions like Ceylon, Africa, Fiji, and Guinea, with extensive exploration of the kangani system or girmitiyas, a notable omission can be observed in the case of the maistry system’s role in colonial Burma. The article sheds light on a significant yet often overlooked aspect of the literary portrayal of the Indian labour diaspora in Burma.