- published: 01 Apr 2014
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Victoria Jute Mill,Chandernagore,West bengal, India. Established in the 1880's by the English after the 1857 revolt as an economic measure for improving the economic condition of Bengal so that there is no repeat of the 1857 revolt against the British Empire. Presently owned by my classmate and I visited it about 2 weeks ago.....really was impressed with some machines which are still of the 1880's vintage.......and really proud of my classmate who owns a part of the Indian history.....
This song is probably one of the most famous & lovely folk songs ever out of Dundee (already represented here in some very beautiful & interesting versions on youtube !) (as far as I know though, this particular version of the song has not been posted until now) I think this rendition by Lowland Folk which I took off my precious vinyl record 'Coorse & Fine',is certainly one of the best recordings ever of this song and deserves to be accesible to the audience which youtube provides. Most people would know that the famous words were written by that remarkable Dundonian woman, Mary Brooksbank who had a complete knowledge of what she was talking about as she herself spent her earliest working days (from age 13) slaving in the mill. In putting together the visual images for this I couldn't he...
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For over a hundred years these barges have been a familiar sight down the river Hooghly they travel transporting jute for along the banks of this river sprouted jute mills which from the days of the British Raj have been inextricably linked to India's economic growth these mills and the fiber they processed and the spun have sustained and supported the lives of countless million Indians. India has always been the world's largest producer of jute, a golden fiber whose uses are varied and manifold the Indian production accounts for almost 40% of the total output a mute as a cash crop has always played a major role in the agricultural sector of certain regions over one million hectares of cultivated land in West Bengal, Orissa, Assam, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh...
In Bangladesh, the eco-friendly jute industry is in trouble. Jute is a natural fibre produced from plants used to make items like bags and clothing. But fewer people are using these products despite a natonwide ban on plastic shopping bags. Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar as more from Narsingdi.