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Who introduced tea in India? Why do we say that tea is a labour intensive industry? Where is it mostly produced? Name the major tea producing states.

Answer :

(1) The British introduced tea to India.
(2) Tea is labour intensive industry because it requires abundant, cheap and skilled labour.
(3) Tea is generally processed within the tea gardens to restore its freshness.
(4) Major tea producing states are - Assam, hills of Darjeeling and Jalpaigur districts, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala. Besides, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Meghalaya, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura are also tea producing states.

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