Several people were killed and injured during a general strike on the eight-hour workday. In India, the first Labour Day or May Day was celebrated in 1923 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. This day is dedicated to workers and labourers.
May Day is also known as International Workers’ Day or also called as Labour Day which is a celebration of workers and the laborers that is being promoted by the international Labor movement, several anarchists, socialists, and communists and it is celebrated on May 1st every year. In Chicago on 4 May 1886, this date was chosen for International Workers’ Day by the the Second International to commemorate the Haymarket affair.
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It is being a traditional European spring celebration, May Day is a public national holiday in all most all the countries, but in only some of those countries it is celebrated specifically as “Labour Day” or “International Workers’ Day”. In Some countries it is being celebrate on some other days significant to them, such as the United States which celebrates this Labor Day on the every first Monday of September.
In India, The first May Day celebration was organised at Chennai (then Madras) by the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan on 1 May 1923. This was the first time where the red flag was used in India. The party leader Singaravelu Chettiar made all the arrangements to celebrate May Day in 1923. One meeting was held at the beach opposite to the Madras High Court and the other meeting was held at the Triplicate beach being held at two places.
International Labour Day Theme
International Labour Day themes are planned by the members of the International labour day. Some of the themes are mentioned below:
- The theme of International Labour Day of 2013 was “Let’s value work by providing the jobless with start-up capital support“.
- The theme of International Labour Day of 2012 was “Promote Employment by Supporting Prospective Entrepreneurs”.
International Labour Day Quotes
- “The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor.” William Cobbett
- “Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it’s own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one’s thoughts.” Mary Ellen Chase
- “No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country. By living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level–I mean the wages of decent living.” Franklin D. Roosevelt
Heaven is blessed with perfect rest but the blessing of earth is toil.
– Henry Van Dyke
God give me work, till my life shall end And life, till my work is done.
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.
It is labour indeed that puts the difference on everything.
– John Locke
Dont change who u are for someone else, just change their feelings about u!
– Brianna Duttine
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
– Anatole France
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
– Martin Luther King
Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day.It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.
– Bill Dodds
Mostly this movements leads to many changes in our country like eight hours for work and prohibition of child labor and many other privileges for the workers and working in good environment and minimum wages for the workers. So, we would like to share some whatsapp quotes and messages in our website.You can greet your friend by sending messages and quotations.Here we are providing awesome collection May Day Messages and May Day Wishes to all.
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