DHAKA: The ruling Awami League, its associate bodies and other socio-cultural-professional organizations, observed the 64th birthday of Sheikh Kamal, elder son of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahamn.
Elaborate programmes were chalked out to mark the day Sunday.
Sheikh Kamal was the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
On this day in 1949, Sheikh Kamal was born to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Begum Fazilatunnessa Mujib at Tungipara village in Gopalganj district.
As a Chhatra League leader, he played a vital role in all the movements in the 60s including liberation war in 1971.
Sheikh Kamal was assassinated along with his father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members by some unruly high ambitious army officers in a military putsch on the fateful night on August 15 in 1975.
Leaders and workers of Awami League laid wreaths at the portrait of Sheikh Kamal on the premises of Abahani Club Limited in the city’s Dhanmondi.
Quran Khwani and milad and doa mahfil were offered at his Banani grave.
Leaders and workers of Awami Swechchasebak League (ASL) placed wreaths at Sheikh Kamal`s portrait on Abahani Club premises at 8.30am and at his Banani grave at 9.30am.
ASL organized a milad and doa mahfil on the premises of Bangabandu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi at 10:00am to mark the day.
BCL organized a discussion meeting at TSC (Teacher Student Centre) of Dhaka University.
Acting general secretary of Awami League Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif urged all including party men observed Sheikh Kamal`s birthday in a befitting manner.
BDST: 2030 HRS, AUG 05, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor/ M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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