Trade unions accuse President Francois Hollande of his austerity policy, arguing it is harming the country.
Nearly 300,000 people took part in the protest across France. About 120,000 people came to the streets in French capital. Nevertheless, according to police, the protest was attended by nearly 32,000 demonstrators.
The Eiffel Tower, the main attraction in Paris, stopped working during the protest.
Trade unions accuse President Francois Hollande of austerity policies, which they believe are harmful for the country and destroy the system of civil service.Source: Deutsche Welle