ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Wages and Ethnic Conflicts in Bengal's Tea Industry

The recent wage agreement for tea labour in Darjeeling, that raised the daily wage to Rs 100 has increased ethnic tension among the workers of Nepali origin and the adivasis in the tea districts. This article looks at the ethnic tensions fostered by the separate Gorkhaland agitation among the tea workers and how it has affected the wage negotiations.

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