In tea country around Sylhet, conditions for workers such as Bina – descendants of labourers imported by the British during the 19th century from what is now India – have long been as wretched as the landscape is enchanting.
The estates are the only world they know, run by managers overseeing business from hilltop, British-era bungalows in semi-feudal operations that have changed little since colonial days.
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Isolated by geography, as well as by their Hindu culture in the predominantly Muslim country, Bangladesh’s tea pickers are among the most excluded and marginalised communities, earning 85 taka (barely $1) for a day of back-breaking work.
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