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    Lester Hutchinson
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The Meerut Conspiracy Case was a controversial court case initiated in British India in March 1929 and decided in 1933. Several trade unionists, including three Englishmen were arrested for organizing an Indian railway strike. The British Government.

The Meerut Conspiracy Case was a controversial court case initiated in British India in March 1929 and decided in 1933. The British Government convicted 33 leftist trade union leaders under a false lawsuit

Conspiracy at Meerut book.

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Meerut Conspiracy Case. Connected to: Street theatre Lester Hutchinson Trade union. Portrait of 25 of the Meerut Prisoners taken outside the jail. Back row (left to right): K. N. Sehgal, S. S. Josh, H. L. Hutchinson, Shaukat Usmani, B. F. Bradley, A. Prasad, P. Spratt, G. Adhikari.

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The Meerut Conspiracy Case, though launched to suppress the communist movement, provided the opportunity for Communists to. .Published by National Joint Council, 1933. Conspiracy at Meerut, by Lester Hutchinson. Ayer Publishing, 1972, ISBN 0-405-04154-3.

The Meerut Conspiracy Case, though launched to suppress the communist movement, provided the opportunity for Communists to propagate their ideas Further reading. Meerut 1929-1932: Statement given in his own defence at Meerut Court, India, against a charge of " Conspiracy against the King " by Lester Hutchinson. Manchester Meerut Defence Committee, 1932. Meerut Conspiracy Case & the Left-wing in India, by Pramita Ghosh.

The Great Conspiracy: The Secret War Against Soviet Russia (1946) was an international bestseller.

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The Meerut Conspiracy Case exacerbated these tensions in AITUC by specifically targeting left-wing trade union leaders and by including international trade union bodies in the indictment. AITUC split during the first year of the case, and it fragmented further as the case progressed. It made emerging (re)definitions of revolutionary and reformist trade unionism explicit, and it situated both in an international environment and on divergent international trajectories