Dipankar Bhattacharya

May Day 2023: Invoking the Power and Spirit of the Working Class in the Battle for Liberty, Equality and Solidarity

May 1, 2023 marks the centenary of May Day celebration in India. Internationally, the observance of May Day had begun in 1886 with widespread protests and strike struggles demanding an eight-hour limit to the work day. Following the Haymarket massacre in Chicago on 4 May 1886, the movement gained further momentum.