Peasant, Women, Tribal And Workers Movements

 Peasant, Women, Tribal and Workers Movements Peasant Movement:   Peasant movements or agrarian struggles have taken place from pre-colonial days. The movements in the period between 1858 and 1914 tended to remain localised, disjointed and confined to particular grievances. Well-known are the Bengal revolt of 1859-62 against the indigo plantation system and the … Read more

Workers, Peasant And Tribal Movements In British India

 Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in British India Indigo Revolt (1859-60) The Indigo revolt of Bengal was directed against British planters who forced peasants to take advances and sign fraudulent contracts which forced the peasants to grow Indigo under terms which were the least profitable to them.  The revolt began in Govindpur village … Read more

Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in Assam

Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in Assam   The Assam-Bengal Railway Workers’ Strike (1921) Perhaps the first sympathetic strike in our country of a tremendous magnitude took place in 1921 when the workers of Assam Bengal railway resorted to an indefinite strike. The strike is very important from the historical point of view not only … Read more