Pampadi, a small village in Kottayam district of Kerala, has been celebrating May Day like a festival for more than three decades now. In a unique manner, the whole village comes to the streets, either as a participant or as a viewer. May Day observance is really like a `Gramotsav’ for Pampadi. History of working class struggles, and other major events relating to the May Day are depicted in various ways during the observance.
CITU national president K Hemalata inaugurated the rally and addressed the public meeting at Pampadi. CITU working committee member V N Vasavan and Advocate, Raji Zakaria also spoke on the occasion.