NUPWNational Union of Plantation Workers (Malaysia)
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Moreover, those charged with the responsibility for protecting their interests, namely the MIC and NUPW, were mainly seen as corrupt and inefficient, and also as unwilling to do battle on their behalf.
The other gaping omission is the lack of a discussion of the complete failure of institutions, the NUPW and the MIC in particular, to have protected the interests of Indian workers.
Interestingly, this is clear to Willford, as he discusses the role of crucial institutions such as the (predominantly Tamil) MIC and the NUPW, as well as financial institutions rooted in the Malaysian Indian community such as the MIC-led investment company Maika Holdings and the National Land Finance Cooperative Society (NLFCS).
This book does not analyse these events adequately, even though they had a major impact on the role of institutions such as trade unions and cooperatives, including the NUPW and the NLFCS, and parties like the MIC.