A labourer pulls a cart laden with sacks of vegetable at the main market in Colombo today on the eve of International Labour Day. Trade unions are promising to turn the May Day rallies into protests against the country’s high cost of living. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana.
May Day or no May Day, daily wagers need to find work to keep their bodies and souls together and that of their dependants. These poor souls in spite of shedding blood and sweat on a daily basis are paid only a tuppence whilst middlemen make millions. Sahodharayas, here is something to look at on May Day. via DM iPad app
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