Working Class in ‘Quit India’ Movement

@article{Reddy2010WorkingCI,
  title={Working Class in ‘Quit India’ Movement},
  author={K. Venugopal Reddy},
  journal={Indian Historical Review},
  year={2010},
  volume={37},
  pages={275 - 289}
}
  • K. V. Reddy
  • Published 1 December 2010
  • History, Political Science
  • Indian Historical Review
The article endeavours to critically analyse the role played by working class in the ‘Quit India’ movement in the Madras presidency in 1942. While focusing on the articulations of anti-colonial consciousness among the industrial workers in the Madras presidency, it interrogates the aspect of the role of the Communist Party of India in the ongoing struggle for India’s freedom. The working class undaunted by the repression of the colonial regime had forcefully demonstrated its sympathy and… 
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