Most Indian indentured workers came from:
(A) Eastern Uttar Pradesh
(B) North-Eastern States
(C) Jammu & Kashmir
(D) None of the above
So, the correct answer is (A): Eastern Uttar Pradesh
The lives of the poor were impacted by the mid-19th century due to the fall in cottage industries, rising land rentals, and the clearing of land for mines and plantations. As a result, they were forced to move in search of employment and forced to work as indentured labour.