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Historic May Day programme chalked out in Faridpur


The historic May Day, commemorating the first triumph of the world’s working class in their epical struggles was observed here today as elsewhere across world with a pledge to establish the rights of the workers.The 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.
Faridpur district administration chalked out a programme with the theme of the day is “Safe working-environment, Bangladesh to Advance in a meeting held today in the conference room of Deputy Commissioner. The meeting was chaired by DC Sardar Sharafat Ali.
The meeting was attended by the representatives of trade unions and worker’s bodies of the district.According to the programme a rally will be brought out in the town from Janata Bank square and will parade to Kabi Jasimuddin hall. A meeting participated by the various trade unions and workers will be held there.In the afternoon another big rally of workers will be held at Alipur intersection organized by Jatiyo Sramik League. The rally will likely to be addressed by Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain. It will be a followed by a cultural function.Besides, other workers unions will organise separate meetings and rallies on the importance of the Day. -BSS, Faridpur


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