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India tea workers burn
boss to death in Assam state

BBC India, by Subir Bhaumik

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Posted By:US Veteran, 12/27/2012 11:47:17 AM

Hundreds of tea plantation workers have set alight their boss´s bungalow in north-east India, burning to death the owner and his wife, officials say. Angry workers surrounded the bungalow at Kunapathar in Assam state late on Wednesday, following a two-week long dispute with the management. Police said the incident happened after the management asked some workers to leave their accommodation. More than half of India´s tea output comes from 800 tea estates in Assam

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 12/27/2012 12:16:50 PM     (No. 9085976)

Wow. Kind of an extreme Tea Party.
Thankfully, we only burn minorities and Democrats...at least according to the MSM.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 12/27/2012 12:27:56 PM     (No. 9085997)

I guess there will be a huge movement in India now to implement fire control laws...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/27/2012 1:15:46 PM     (No. 9086078)

Will they now ban matches- They would if they were getting advice from the US Lefty politicians.

Aside from that- the "Little People" by far outnumber the "Big People" in India and these "slave" uprisings occasionally remind the "Big People" of that fact- necessarily so.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Fledrmaus, 12/27/2012 1:39:02 PM     (No. 9086106)

"Little people" outnumber the "big people" in America, too. Maybe it´ll take some similar incidents before that message gets through to the puppetmasters at the top.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 12/27/2012 2:06:26 PM     (No. 9086153)

Ban TEA!!!

Make it ILLEGAL!!!!

Prohibition on ALL TEA!!!

Yeah, that´s the ticket!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/27/2012 2:32:44 PM     (No. 9086202)

Indians on the warpath.
Alert John Wayne, pilgrim.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: blappy, 12/27/2012 3:41:09 PM     (No. 9086324)

New Year´s resolution. No more Indian tea.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 12/27/2012 3:56:40 PM     (No. 9086336)

Celebrate diversity.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: zjrog, 12/27/2012 4:06:01 PM     (No. 9086352)

Well at least I´m not a fan of Assam Black Teas... As I´m sipping some monkey picked...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 12/28/2012 10:39:30 AM     (No. 9087400)

The Occupy Tea Plantation movement strikes again.

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