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

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way of organising the workers for strong collective bargaining is the poor peasant character of at least 50 per cent of the workers, who have come mainly from the adjoining districts of Howrah, Hooghly and Midnapore. These poor peasants, oppressed in their own villages in no small way, are yet shy of fighting for their own cause in the urban centres. Part of the responsibility for this is THE recent events at the Shree Madhusudhan Mills are a comment on the attitudes of the textile mill managements, the bankruptcy of the established textile unions to lead in the workers1 struggles, and the way the workers themselves have set about organising for their demands.

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