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Rajnarayan Chandavarkar (1953-2006)

Rajnarayan (Raj) Chandavarkarâ??s career as a scholar historian began with his work on the history of labour in colonial Bombay. The insights his work offered led to a greater understanding not merely of the labour movement, but of the wider impact that different historical forces acting either in collusion or contradictory to each other, could wield in shaping history, which in turn acted on or influenced the workforce. His equally enduring contribution was his generous role as a mentor in guiding a new generation of scholars and future historians.

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