MNA Feature Desk: The significant May Day is being observed today in the country like elsewhere in the world. May Day, also known as International Workers’ Solidarity Day, commemorates the historic uprising of working people in Chicago, USA at the height of a prolonged fight for an eight-hour workday.
Trade unions and Readymade Garment (RMG) workers organizations have taken out elaborate programmes to mark the day and press home their demands.
Besides, other trade unions and professional groups and socio-political organizations have taken up various programmes to observe the day and press for improving the working conditions with better wages and security for the workers.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages on the occasion of the historic May Day.
They extended their greetings to all working people of the world including Bangladesh.
Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Begum Rawshan Ershad and Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad also issued messages on the eve of the day.