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Why was the Inland Emigration Act of 1859 troublesome for plantation workers?



Under this act plantation workers were not  permitted to leave tea-gardens without permission.  


  • Under the Inland Emigration Act of 1859, plantation workers were not permitted to leave the tea gardens without permission, and in fact they were rarely given such permissions.
  • After hearing of the Non-cooperation movement , thousands of workers defied the authorities.
  • They left the plantation and headed home.

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