An extremely valuable book about the Bombay textile workers' strike of 1982-3, which deserves to be more widely read. The strike of 230,000 workers was big and extremely determined, but nevertheless doomed, which parallels to the UK miners' strike of 1984-5. Its defeat led directly to the massive restructuring of the Indian textile industry in the following years.
I found it on the site of an Indian NGO, but very badly scanned. Here it is presented drastically spell-checked and generally cleaned up.
Presented here in PDF and Kindle format.
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