38) The life of a day labourer

a) Who is a day labourer?

b) What do you know about his physique?

c) Where does he live?

d) What kind of life does he live?

e) What do you know about his daily activities?

****A day labourer is a person who leads his life by the sweat of his brow in various fields. He is healthy, strong and stout. He lives with his family in a slum and leads a subhuman life. He is usually employed in agricultural and construction work He works from morning to evening according to the direction of his employer ne, He gets up early in the morning and goes out in search of work. In the evening he gets his wages . Then he goes to market, buys his daily necessaries and returns to his house. He has bpth pleasures and pains. If he earns more, he gets pleasures. When he fails to do that, he gets pains. Sometimes he and his family go without food. The life of a day labourer is full of sorrows and sufferings. In good or bad weather he has to work hard. He does not know what rest is.

Word meaning:-

  1. Subhuman :- মানবেতর
  2. Slum:- বস্তি
  3. Employer:- নিয়োগকারী
  4. Wages:- মজুরি






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