May Day being observed nationwide

KATHMANDU: Different trade unions are marking the 124th International May Day today by organizing various programs across the country.
In Kathmandu, trade unions of UCPN (Maoist), CPN (UML) and CPN-Maoist are organizing separate mass meeting to mark the day.
Likewise, different unions took out morning rallies this morning to mark the May Day.

May Day is celebrated all over the world in the commemoration of the Haymarket Massacre in Chicago in 1886, when Chicago police fired on workers during a general strike for the eight hour working days, killing several demonstrators.