how did plantation workers of Assam inteprate Mahatma Gandhi's nation of swaraj

1)  Workers too had their own understanding of Mahatma Gandhi and the notion of Swaraj. According to the Plantation workers in Assam, freedom means right to move freely in and out of the places in which they were enclosed and it also meant extending or keeping a link with the village from which they had come
2)  As per the Emigration Act,  plantation workers were not permitted to leave the tea gardens without permission, or they were rarely given such permission.
3)  When they heard of Non – cooperation movement, thousands of workers defied the authorities, left the plantations, and headed home.
4)  They interpreted the term Swaraj in their own ways, they felt it to be a time when all sufferings and troubles would be over.

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