May Day, as the International Labour Day is known in this country was observed in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district in a befitting manner on May 01, 2018.
May Day commemorates the 1886 workers uprising at Haymarket in Chicago for their legitimate rights including eight-hour working day.
Several agitating workers were killed. Political parties, trade unions and labour organizations in Gouripur upazila took programmes to celebrate the day.
Ruling Awami League and opposition BNP upazila and poura unit held different programmes to celebrate the day and others took elaborate programmes to mark the day.
People from all walks of life and activists of political, cultural and professional organisations, institutions and clubs brought out a procession in the town of Gouripur.
May 02, 2018