Labour’s Day

Labour’s Day: It is a day that is on 1st May every year. It is popular as May Day. It is an important day that had been acknowledge by many Asian and European countries.

Festivals bring joy and happiness to the lives of human beings. They mark the beginning of the new chapters in the life of human beings. They spread a positive message all over the world.

Hence a few days that are other than the festival also creates. And also brings awareness among the people as well such days are Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Sports Day, Women’s Day, Yoga Day, Labour’s Day, Peace Day, World Water Day, and many other events.

All these days that are being celebrated in the history of mankind somehow creates awareness among millions of people. Some of them are being annually to show that the people of the oppressed class have the rights too.

These days many times represents the atrocities performed on a class of people by an upper community or a particular group of people, which can make millions of people understand that we are humans and we should learn from our mistakes. We should not repeat the mistakes that had been occurring in the past.

Beginning of the Celebration of Labour’s Day:

The celebration of this day belongs to the tradition and custom of the spring festival. However, later an official date was in 1889 due to political reasons. This day is for the laborers, as well as the employees of both the private and public sectors.

The celebrations were first organized by the Marxist International Socialist Congress. Its popularity spread like the fire in the forest. With-in no time this day was adopted and observed in many countries that are being ruled or governed by the communist parties and that followed Marxist Lenin Philosophy.

During the period of the Cold War, this day had been known to observe many military drills and parades. However, it was in the capital of the country. Since it was a popular day for military parades and drills in the USSR and many friendly countries of the USSR at that time.

The beginning of May Day had not been good. Since it had seen the deaths and bloodshed of innocent people, civilians, and laborers.

Labours Day in present times:

It is also popular as Labor Day in many Asian countries. However, at present time we see that there is a public holiday or National holiday in many countries. It is also in Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Russia, the USA, Canada, India, and many other countries.

On this day many labor organizations unite to organize various events, they demand more rights, equal wages, proper behavior towards the laborers, equality in the society, and others.

They even hold protests, rallies against the government. All the labor organizations are striving and working for the uplift of the working labor class along with many NGOs and the Government of many States and Countries.

Labour’s Day in India:

In India Labour’s Day India is known by various names. Kannada is known as KarmikaraDinacharane, Uzhaipalardhinam in Tamil, Kamgar Din in Hindi, KarmikaDinotsavam in Telugu, Kamgar Divas in Marathi, ThozhilaaliDinam in Malayam, and ShromikDibosh in Bengali.

In India Labour’s Day was first observed in Madras (Chennai) in 1923. It was first organized by SingaraveluChettiar a party leader of the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan. This was the first occasion that a Red Flag was used in India for the first time.

The Labor class had been always deprived of their rights. They were unable to have proper food for many days. They have been among the most backward classes in India.

But now the situation is changing every day for a good cause. Labors can get benefits from various government policies. The Government had taken many steps to create awareness among the people about the various policies that are beneficial for the laborers and other backward classes.

The Labors are coming in-front day by day. They are fighting and facing this world with utter bravery and determination. Now they are being made aware of their rights.

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Every company or a person who can hire the Laborers should remember that they are humans too. Laborers should also be treated with respect and high regard.

Our society should mend itself in every possible way. It should learn to treat and see people from different classes equally. Hence everyone deserves respect irrespective of their social and economic backgrounds.

Laborers had suffered in the past. We should try to learn from our mistakes and should try not to repeat our history and mistakes.

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