<< Lesson: Life in the Rural Areas>>

"'Not of chest of indigo reached england without being stained with human blood"

a) comment on the condition of Indigo Cultivators in the context of above statement.

b) Do you think that by shifting base from Bengal to Bihar, the problem of Indigo cultivators could be solved ? Give reasons to support your argument.

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 1) https://www.meritnation.com/ask-answer/question/what-were-the-problems-of-cultivating-indigo/ruling-the-countryside/2717471

 2) The decision to shift the base from Bengal to Bihar did not solve the problem of indigo cultivators because the planters derived profits even from Bihar and the cultivators were forced to grow indigo which was ruining the fertility of the soil.

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