Lala Lajpat Rai, was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920. The All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) is the oldest trade union federations in India. It is not Politically affiliated to any political party including the Communist Party of India. But itself is the third largest Communist Party in India after CPI(M) and CPI.
It was founded on 31 October 1920 in Bombay by Lala Lajpat Rai, Joseph Baptista, N. M. Joshi and Diwan Chaman Lall.