Beginning of All India Trade Union Congress 1920

In October 1920, when MN Roy was laying the foundation of CPI in Tashkent in Russia, back at home, Lala Lajpat Roy was busy in giving rise to the oldest trade Union federation of India.

In 1920, India saw more than two hundred strikes, as they were the most popular means of public protest. Most of these strikes were called by the labor.

  • On October 31, 1920, the first session of the All India Trade Union Congress was held at Bombay under Lala Lajpat Roy, thus marking the beginning of AITUC.
  • Today AITUC has over 27 Lakh members and is politically affiliated with the CPI.

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