Indian Working Class in Indian History

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.