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MAHARASHTRA- Sugar Workers Draw a Blank

MAHARASHTRA- Sugar Workers Draw a Blank

MAHARASHTRA Sugar Workers Draw a Blank Amrita Abraham "SUGAR strike looms large over Maharashtra", "No wage revision for ten years'', ''Strike threat worries sugar industry", the headlines told us in the middle of November. If these six column banner announcements and the detailed stories that followed were to be believed, it was to be one of the most momentus strikes in the history of the sugar industry in Maharashtra, guaranteed to sour election results for the sugar barons and to provide lessons in labour mobilisation for the rest of the country.

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