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  • Who is a day laborer?
  • What are his daily activities?
  • What are his pleasures and pains?

Answer: A day laborer is he who does heavy manual labor in various fields. He is quite known to all. He is to be healthy, strong and stout. He lives with his family in a slum, He gets up early in the morning and goes out in search of work. He works hard from dawn to dusk for his employer and gets his wages in the evening. Then he goes to market, buys his daily necessaries and returns to his slum. He is always dependent on his employer. When he gets more work, he earns more and then he and the members of his family eat to their heart’s content. Sometimes he and his family go without food if he cannot manage work. However, he is in great demand in harvesting season. The life of a day laborer is full of sorrows and sufferings. He can hardly enjoy peace and happiness. In all weathers-good and bad he works hard all day long and earns his livelihood by the sweat of his brow. He does not know what is rest. Though the service of a day laborer is of great importance, he is very much neglected. He is ill-paid and can hardly make both ends. He is not held in due respect. So we should have a soft feeling for him so that he can lead a decent life with dignity.


A Day Laborer

Question: Write a paragraph on ‘A Day laborer’. In your paragraph, define day laborer and its kinds, conditions of living and usefulness.

Answer: A day laborer is he who has no land of his own and earns his bread by the sweat of his brow. He may work as a sweeper, a blacksmith, a mason, a carpenter, a goldsmith, a peasant and as earth digger. His service is essential for the country. A day laborer is very poor. He can hardly make both ends meet. He has no fixed income. He gets wages if he can work. During rainy days he finds no work and he has to starve along with his family. He can hardly buy clothes or fancy things. He produces crops by his labor. He builds houses, skyscrapers out he himself lives in slums. He sets railway lines and highways. He works in the dockyard. He carries heavy loads of earth and digs canals. He also works in ports. He works in mines. Drilling in gas fields is made possible by his labor. He brings minerals from the bottom of the earth. He melts iron and makes useful tools for us. In this way, he does many kinds of work to earn his livelihood. In our country, the life of a day laborer is full of uncertainty and tension. We all should sympathize with our work. So, every one of us should try to improve a lot of these day laborers.

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