KHULNA: The 14th death anniversary of eminent journalist Manik Saha was observed on Monday here with the demand of capital punishment of his killers, reports BSS.
Marking the day, different organisations, including Khulna Press Club (KPC), Manik Saha Smirity Parisad, ruling Awami League, Communist Party of Bangladesh, Udichi Shilpa Goshthi and Khulna Union of Journalists (KUJ), paid rich tributes to the late newsman at the monument built on the premises of KPC.
Chhatra Union, Khulna unit staged a candlelight vigil there at dawn.
A rally participated, among others, by President of Khulna Press Club Faruk Ahmed, journalists - Mokbul Hossain Mintu, Sheikh Abu Hassan, Mallick Sudhangsu, SM Zahid Hossain, Md Saheb Ali, Mahbub Alam Sohag, Gaurango Nandi, Rokib Uddin Pannu, Shah Alam, H M Alauddin and Sohrab Hossain - was held in front of the press club in the morning.
Speakers at the rally said they are not satisfied with verdict of Manik Saha murder case which sentenced nine outlaws of banned Biplobi (Janajuddha) and Purba Banglar Communist Party to life-term imprisonment and acquitted two outlaws on November 30, 2016..