Members of the district wings of Congress of Indian Trade Union (CITU) and All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) took out the May Day rally here on Wednesday.
Led by P. Shanmugam and V. Singamuthu, district president of the CITU and district secretary of the AITUC, they marched from the new bus stand to Chinnappa Poonga where a public meeting was held.
They raised slogans in support of labourers and their struggle for protecting their rights.
Malathi Chittibabu, state treasurer of the CITU, and M. Chinnadurai and T. Sengodan, district secretaries of the CPI (M) and the CPI, spoke.
The Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam organised a public meeting in connection with May Day in the town.
N. Jahir, district secretary of the party, presided over the meeting.