Indian Working Class in Indian History:
- First organised strike by any section of the working class was the Signaler’s Strike in May 1899 in the ‘Great Indian Peninsular (GIP) Railway’.
- AITUC was formed in 1920 with Lala Lajpat Rai as its first President and Dewan Chaman Lal as its General Secretary.
- Indian National Congress at its Gaya session of 1922 welcomed the formation of AITUC.
- Government appointed the Royal Commission on Labour in 1929.