ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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West Bengal : Labour as Politics

In the current ambience of violence that has enveloped Kolkata and its environs, the killing of the manager of a jute mill, his colleague and a worker would not seem to call for much attention, especially against the background of the dismal state of the jute industry in recent times. There was almost an air of inevitability about the events. Yet it may well prove to be the proverbial last straw and push all parties concerned towards addressing the shocking state of disrepair of the industry.



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