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Stuck in 'British India' for 129 years, why polls make no sense to residents of this Darjeeling tea garden

Anthropologist Sarah Besky comments on the tea garden workers in Darjeeling and the Indian elections. "...the importing of the ‘kindly rhetoric of colonial plantation management into India’s Constitution’ was that these tea gardens function like states within states."

April 17, 2019 News 18