Wed, May 1
International Labour Day 2013
India is among the many countries that celebrate Labour Day annually on May 1. The first Labour Day in the country was organised by the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan in Madras on May 1, 1923. On this day, banks and other public organisations in Assam, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal and Orissa observe a holiday various.
On the same day, Maharashtra and Gujarat also celebrate a holiday as well as the two attained statehood in 1960.