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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

How the word ` Harthal ` Originates ?

The term Harthal comes from Gujarati (હડતાળhaḍtāḷ or હડતાલ haḍtāl), signifying the closing down of shops and warehouses with the object of realizing a demand.Mahatma Gandhi, who hailed fromGujarat, used the term to refer to his anti-British general strikes, effectively institutionalizing the term.

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