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INDIA’S 1ST LABOUR MOVEMENT MUSEUM TO BE SET UP IN KERALA

INDIA’S 1ST LABOUR MOVEMENT MUSEUM TO BE SET UP IN KERALA

Context

The first-of-its-kind Labour Movement Museum, in India, would be launched in Alappuzha in Kerala, to showcase the history of the world labour movement.

Details

  • The museum will feature a huge repository of documents and exhibits that shaped the labour movements across the continents and impacted Alappuzha, the cradle of the labour movement in the country, in particular and Kerala.
  • The New Model Cooperative Society Limited, previously run by the Bombay Company, has been converted into the Labour Movement Museum.
  • It will portray, through pictures, documents and other exhibits, the growth of the world labour movement and the history of Keralas labour movement.
  • In 1890, M.N Lokhande established Bombay Mill Hands Association. This was the first organised labour union in India.

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