May Day is a glorious day in the history of the laborers worldwide. May 1st is International Workers Day. This day commemorates the historic struggle of working people. In Chicago on May 1886 police fired at the workers who were on strike demanding 8 hours working period a day, a minimum wage and safety laws. Since then, May Day has been observed almost all over the world. This day is also observed in Bangladesh in a befitting manner. This is a national holiday. The trade unions and general workers organize seminars, symposium or discussion meetings. They pay homage to the May Day martyrs who laid down their lives for realizing the rights of the working people. The newspaper and journals bring out special supplements highlighting the significance of the day. The Radio and The BTV put up special programs on the occasion. Different labor organizations chalk out elaborate programs to observe the day. People from different walks of life observe May Day and recall the sacrifices of the workers in 1886. We encourage our workers to build the country. The express solidarity and unity with the toiling people of the world.