Assam’s people suffering under the yoke of tea

Picture of Assam tea pickers from MakeMyTrip
MakeMyTrip picture of Assam tea pickers

In the long, drawn-out legal struggle that has become fused to tea production in India, many impoverished workers are perishing while estate owners and statesmen hash out how one of the world’s most popular commodities while benefit people growing and processing. The following story is a little window into the huge, torturous saga that Indian tea has become. I’ve posted the article titled “World Hears Tea Belt Woes” from The Telegraph published Thursday Aug. 4, 2005 in completion below.