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

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BOMBAY PORT-Labour Made the Scapegoat

among the traders, petty shopkeepers, panwallahs, and thela wallahs whose participation in the agitation was low were actually forced to close their shops because they ran out of stocks. Meanwhile a number of trade unions and a section of the students publicly came out against the hartal. All this led to a division among the leadership over the direction the agitation should take.

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