Google Doodle celebrates Labour Day 2018

WION Web Team Delhi, India May 01, 2018, 07.50 AM(IST) May 01, 2018, 07.50 AM(IST)

Labour Day is also known as Workers' day. Photograph:( Others )

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Labour Day has its genesis in the 1886 bombing at a labour protest in Chicago, United States

Google celebrates International Labour Day today dedicating its Doodle to commemorate the day.

Also known as May Day and International Workers' Day, the day is celebrated every year on May 1 as a day dedicated to the labourers and working class. 

India, along with some other countries, observes a public holiday on today. 

Labour Day has its genesis in the 1886 bombing at a labour protest in Chicago, United States. The day was formally recognized as an annual event in the United States in the year 1891. 

Ever since the 19th century, many socialist groups and communist countries observe the day with much fervour.

India celebrates the day as Antarrashtriya Shramik Diwas, the day assumes great significance in states like West Bengal. 

 

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