Modern History Simplified: Peasant Movement – Tebhaga Movement (1946)

Tebhaga Movement (1946)
  1. In September 1946, the Bengal Provincial Kisan Sabha gave a call to implement Floud Commission recommendations, through mass struggle.
  2. The Floud Commission recommendations—two-thirds’ share—to the bargardars, the share-croppers instead of the one-half share. [Note: The bargardars worked on lands rented from the jotedars]
  3. The storm centre of the movement was north Bengal, principally among Rajbanshis—a low caste of tribal origin. Muslims also participated in large numbers.
  4. The movement dissipated soon because of the Bagardari bill.

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