May Day Paragraph”
The first day of May is observed as labor day all over the world. May Day is an international holiday of working people. The 1st of May is International Workers Day. This day is observed to commemorate the historic struggle of working people. It is recognized in all countries of the world. As a result of the sacrifice of martyred workers in 1886, today workers are enjoying all the benefits. Today they get a minimum wage. They have job security, safety laws, and eight-hour working time, etc. These are the outcome to the struggle of these workers.
The day has an eventful historical background. The workers of Chicago protested against injustice and exploitation in 1886. Then the workers had to work 14 hours or more in a day. On May 3, in 1886, they brought out a rally to realize their demands and police fired into the rally. As a result, at least one worker was killed and five or six others were wounded seriously.
Every year this day is observed in Bangladesh with profound respect and dignity. The workers of different workplaces bring out rally on this day. May day has been a symbol for the workers all over the world. After the rally, some workers deliver speech on the history and significance of the day.
Now workers of all over the world enjoy job security, a minimum wage and an eight-hour working time. These facilities are the outcome of sacrifice of the workers of Chicago. I respect their heroic struggle.
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