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Oraon Labour Agitation-Duars in Jalpaiguri District, 1915-16

Oraon Labour Agitation-Duars in Jalpaiguri District, 1915-16

Oraon Labour Agitation Duars in Jalpaiguri District, 1915-16 Ranajit Das Gupta The agitation of the tea plantation workers in Jalpaiguri district having strong messianic overtones and an anti-colonial content had its origins in the Tana Bhagat movement in Chhotanagpur which reflected the aspirations of the Oraon peasants for deliverance from the exploitation of zemindars and mahajans. This paper studies the short-lived agitation in Jalpaiguri.

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