1926 Binny Mills strike

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The Binny Mills strike of 1926 was a general strike in the Bangalore Woollen, Cotton and Silk Mills, popularly known as Binny Mills in Bangalore in 1926.[1] The strike is considered to be a part of the Indian independence movement.


In 1925, the government of the Mysore state amended the 1914 Factory Act which had recommended reduction of working hours, increased wages and better working conditions. This caused unrest among the factory workers.