Workers the Strength of Nation: Labour Day

“May Day or Labour Day honours the hard work of the labours across the world and we all should celebrate their achievements. International Workers Day is also celebrated on May 1, 2019, every year”.

New Delhi: May Day or Labour Day celebrates working and labourer’s class. In the 19th century, Labour Day has its origin in the United State Labour Union when the labours were exploited in the industries. They had to work for 15 hours a day. After many problems, all the labours rose against these injustices and demanded proper wages, break and paid leaves for the proper workforce. This movement advocated eight hours for recreation, rest and work. 

"The theme of Labour Day 2019 is uniting all the Economic and Social Advancements".

Some facts about Labour Day

Labour day began as protest campaign in Chicago to support 8 hours workday. On May 1, 1886, workers of the US took to the streets to reduce workday shifts to Eight Hours per day.

On 1st May, we celebrate the achievements of the labours. Unfair treatment of the workers class led to celebrate Labour Day. It is called Kamgar Din or Antarrashtriya Shramik Diwas in India. Also referred to International Worker's Day. In 1923, India celebrated first Labour Day. Labour Kisan Party of Chennai organised MAY Day !


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