The 111th birth anniversary of eminent politician Maulana Abdur Rashid Tarkabagish will be observed today.
Different organisations have drawn up elaborate programmes to mark the day.
Abdur Rashid Tarka-bagish Foundation will arrange Qurankhwani, milad mahfil and special prayer in Sirajganj.
Born on 27 November in 1900 at Tarutia village in Ullapara, Sirajganj, Tarkabagish died on 20 August 1986.
He was involved in Khelafat Movement and led anti-British 'Solonga Movement'. He was the general secretary of the United Muslim Party of Shaheed Suhrawardy and later joined the Nikhil Bharat Muslim League.
He was the chairman of Awami League from 1956 to 1967. -BSS
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