Plantation Workers Had Their Own Understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas and the Notion of ‘Swaraj’. Support the Statement.

According to the Inland Emigration Act 1859, the plantation workers in Assam were not allowed to leave the tea garden. Therefore they also joined the Swaraj movement. For the plantation workers in Assam the notion of Swaraj was to get the right of free movement in and out of the confined space, retaining a link with the village from which they belong to and also they believed that in the Gandhi Raj they would be given land.

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