1st May: International Labour Day Or May Day

Date: May 01, 2019

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May 1 or Labour Day Or May Day is to celebrate labourers & the working class.It celebrates the struggle, dedication and commitment of the working class and is an annual public holiday in several countries. Historcally, it is originated with the labour union movement in the United States in the 19th Century, when industrialists exploited the labour class and made them work at least 15 hours per day. The movement resulted in eight-hour working days a reality.

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Theme of Labour Day 2019 - "Uniting Workers for Social and Economic Advancement".

Labour Day Or May Day is called Antarrashtriya Shramik Diwas or Kamgar Din in India. In India, the first Labour Day was celebrated in 1923 in Chennai.