Labor Day 2021: In many countries around the world, May Day is celebrated as International Labor Day or May Day. This day is dedicated to the world’s workers and working class. These days are also called Labor Day, May Day and Labor Day. Today is the day to bow to the achievements of the workers and their contribution to the development of the country. This day is celebrated in honor of workers, their unity and their rights. This day is a holiday in many countries of the world. In this case, people associated with trade unions organize rallies and rallies and raise their voices, but this time there are no such events because of corona.
Learn 5 special things about Labor Day or May Day –
1. How and why it started
The International Labor Day began on May 1, 1886 with a movement in America. During this movement, workers in the United States advanced to the movement, setting aside 8 hours for work. On May 1, 1886, workers took to the streets across America for 15 days of daily work and exploitation. During this time, police opened fire on some workers, killing many workers and injuring more than 100. Following this, at the second meeting of the International Socialist Conference in 1889, a resolution was adopted, in which May 1 was celebrated as International Labor Day and the day was declared a holiday for all workers and workers. This laid the foundation for the 8-hour work in all countries of the world, including India.
2. Labor Day in India
Labor Day in India started on 1 May 1923 in Chennai. It was inaugurated on 1 May 1923 in Madras by the Labor Farmers’ Party of Hindustan, India. This was the first time the red flag was used as a symbol of Labor Day. This was the beginning of the labor movement in India led by leftist and socialist parties. Workers were organized around the world and raised their voices against the ongoing atrocities and exploitation.
3. On this day, the indefinite working hours of the world’s workers were converted to 8 hours. The working class organizes large rallies and events these days. This day’s conference is organized by the International Labor Organization (ILO). Publications of welfare schemes for workers are made in many countries. Majdur Awareness programs are broadcast by media such as TV, Newspaper and Radio.
4. Labor Day in India is also known as International Labor Day, May Day, Labor Day, International Labor Day, Labor Day.
5. The Foundation Day of Maharashtra and Gujarat is celebrated on 1st May. Both these states were part of the Bombay state at the time of Indian independence. In Maharashtra, this day is called Maharashtra Day and in Gujarat it is also called Gujarat Day.