Case studies

Hapless victims

Print edition : November 14, 2014

Inside the Nokia factory at Sriperumbudur. It is scheduled to close on November 1. Photo: T.E. Raja Simhan

An all-party demonstration in support of the NLC contract workers' demand in front of the Cuddalore Collectorate on October 17. Photo: A.V. Ragunathan

Casual labourers at the Hero Honda factory at Gurgaon agitating on the factory premises to press their demands, in April 2006. Photo: KAMAL NARANG

In the Makaibari Tea Estate, Kurseong, which recently sold tea for $1,850 a kg to international buyers. Yet the industry is sick and workers get paid a pittance. Photo: Sushanta Patronobish

An elaborate puja at the Gondalpara Jute Mill in West Bengal, which employs around 4,800 workers, to seek divine intervention to check the overall slide in the industry. Photo: SUSHANTA PATRONOBISH

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