Why the May Day is celebrated all over the world? Is there any connection between the historical May Day and the Communist Party?
In India, May Day is commemorated as Labour Day. The Labour Day begins with the United States labour movement in 19th century. The labour movement was started on May 1, 1886 in United States. Some labour organizations in the country called on strike because they wanted 8-hour working days. There was carnage in Haymarket Square in Chicago on May 4th which resulted in killing of at least 12 labors who were killed on the excuse that a rebel threw a bomb into that area.
The rebels did not find an urgent result. But they gained a successful result slowly. When 8-hour working days became a reality, it became a standard in many countries around the world. Labour Day was therefore selected as a day for rallies, processions and speeches. Labour Day is a most ...more