English translation of 'हड़ताल'
nf/hadhatala, hadhatAla, hadhataala, hadhatāl, hdhatala, hdhatAla, hdhataala, hdhatāl, hadhtala, hadhtAla, hadhtaala, hadhtāl, hdhtala, hdhtAla, hdhtaala, hdhtāl, hadhatal, hadhatAl, hadhataal, hdhatal, hdhatAl, hdhataal, hadhtal, hadhtAl, hadhtaal, hdhtal, hdhtAl, hdhtaal/
1. hartal countable noun
In India, a hartal is an act of closing shops or suspending work, especially as a form of political protest.
2. industrial action uncountable noun
If a group of workers take industrial action, they stop working or take other action to protest about their pay or working conditions.
3. strike countable noun, intransitive verb
When workers go on strike, or when they strike, they stop working for a period of time, usually to try to get better pay or conditions.
Staff at the hospital went on strike in protest.
They shouldn't be striking for more money.
4. walkout countable noun
Employees staged a one-day walkout today.
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Translation of हड़ताल from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary